Georgia Tech offers 30 doctoral degree programs, with degree options in virtually every science- and engineering-related discipline, as well as technology-focused degrees in areas such as business administration, public policy, international affairs, economics, and more. Our doctoral programs offer excellent preparation for those who are interested in careers in research, management development, design, or consulting; who aspire to formulate and administer policy; or who wish to pursue a career in higher education.
College of Architecture
Doctor of Philosophy with a Major in Architecture
Focus: advancing knowledge and research in areas such as design computation; evidence-based design; building technology, history and culture; and organizational and cognitive performance.
Doctor of Philosophy with a Major in Building Construction
Focus: concentrating on quantitative methods in construction research, advanced readings in building construction, and research methodology.
Doctor of Philosophy with a Major in City and Regional Planning
Focus: preparing students to serve in a range of settings such as universities, planning consultancies, research and development firms, government agencies, and advanced practice.
Doctor of Philosophy with a Major in Music Technology
Focus: advancing knowledge, proficiency, and research in areas such as music theory, performance, composition, and/or analysis; music information retrieval, digital signal processing, and synthesis; interactive music systems design; and music cognition.