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History and Sociology of Technology and Science

24 months
Duration
1215 USD/credit 18225 USD/year
1215 USD/credit 18225 USD/year
586 USD/credit 8790 USD/year
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About

The two-year master's program in History and Sociology of Technology and Science at Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) consists of foundation courses in history, social theory, and research methods, as well as more specialized reading and research seminars. 

Overview

Key facts

The Master of Science in History and Sociology of Technology and Science emphasizes the understanding of technology and science within a broad social and historical context. Students develop a strong general background in history and sociology, and acquire skills in research, social analysis, and writing. 

At Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) the basic curriculum of thirty credit hours consists of fifteen credit hours of required mandatory courses, plus fifteen credit hours of electives for those who do not wish to proceed to the PhD, or plus nine credit hours of electives and six credit hours of special problems (research paper) for those who wish to proceed to the PhD. The curriculum has been changed to establish two tracks, a History Track and a Sociology Track.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Proseminar in Social Theory
  • Proseminar in the History of Technology
  • Social and Political History of the United States
  • Social and Political History of Europe

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
90

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
90

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official GRE Scores
  • Transcript (unofficial or official) for eligible degrees (only Physics, Computer Science, and all Engineering fields)
  • Official transcripts are welcomed but are only submitted if an acceptance has been offered.
  • Three (3) Letters of Recommendation
  • *Official TOEFL Scores (international students only)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18225 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1215 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    18225 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1215 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    8790 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 586 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Atlanta

1213 - 2208 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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