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.
Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts
Doctor of Philosophy with a Major in Digital Media
Focus: concentrating on an advanced research curriculum that prepares students to work in industry, public service, and universities, shaping emerging digital genres and expanding understanding and mastery of the representational power of the computer.
Doctor of Philosophy with a Major in Economics
Focus: researching the economic forces that generate the impetus for individuals to compete globally and analyzing the interrelated effects that these forces have on the environment, international trade, and the behavior of firms in a variety of industrial sectors in the U.S.
Doctor of Philosophy with a Major in History and Sociology of Technology and Science
Focus: concentrating on an advanced research curriculum aimed at developing an understanding of technology and science within a broad social and historical context.
Doctor of Philosophy with a Major in International Affairs, Science, and Technology
Focus: providing a unique opportunity for students with backgrounds in either social sciences or science and technology to deepen their understanding of international affairs through the advanced study of sub-fields such as international relations theory, international security, international political economy, comparative politics, and methods for social scientific research.
Doctor of Philosophy with a Major in Public Policy
Focus: advancing knowledge and research in science and technology policy, environmental and energy policy, and urban and regional economic development policy.