24 months
Duration
1215 USD/credit 15187 USD/year
1215 USD/credit 15187 USD/year
586 USD/credit 7325 USD/year
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About

The Master of Science in Public Policy at Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) is designed for students with strong analytical backgrounds, such as those received in engineering, natural science, or an analytically oriented social science or humanities curriculum.

Overview

Key facts

The Master of Science in Public Policy has a focus on areas in which either the consequences of scientific and technological activity have significant public policy implications, or technical and scientific information is a significant input to the policy-making process. 

At Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) current areas of specialization for the School include science and technology policy, environmental and energy policy, information and telecommunication policy, and regional economic development policy.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Public Policy
  • Ethics and the Policy Profession
  • Fundamentals of Policy Processes
  • Organization Theory
  • Public Management 
  • Policy Implementation and Administration

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
100

Credits

25 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
100

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

    15187 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1215 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    15187 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1215 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    7325 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

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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