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 Computing
Doctor of Philosophy with a Major in Algorithms, Combinatorics, and Optimization
Focus: furthering the study of discrete structures in the context of computer science, applied mathematics, and operations research.
Doctor of Philosophy with a Major in Bioinformatics
Focus: preparing graduate students to reach the forefront of leadership in the field of bioinformatics and computational biology; and integrating research and education on the use of information technologies in biology and medicine.
Doctor of Philosophy with a Major in Computational Science and Engineering
Focus: furthering the knowledge, skills, and practices associated with the study of computer-based models of natural phenomena and engineered systems.
Doctor of Philosophy with a Major in Computer Science
Focus: preparing exceptional students for careers at the cutting edge of academia, industry, and government through a highly individualized program of study.
Doctor of Philosophy with a Major in Human-Centered Computing
Focus: conducting advanced research to support the design of computational artifacts that better support human endeavors.
Doctor of Philosophy with a Major in Robotics
Focus: educating a new breed of multidisciplinary researchers in robotics who will provide leadership in this rapidly evolving discipline and help meet the growing industrial and societal demand for advanced education and research in robotics.