Masters Programs

The School of Public Policy at Georgia Tech is distinctive for focusing on public policy issues and implementation in areas where science, research, technology, and innovation are of critical concern.  In a technology-driven world, this includes virtually every policy area: the environment, communications, transportation, biotechnology and health, urban development, workforce, education, and more.

Degree Programs

Master of Science in Public Policy

  • A two-year, 46-credit-hour degree program

Masters Degree in Cybersecurity (Policy)

  • A two-year, 32-credit-hour degree program

  • Focus on policy, law and the management of cybersecurity and privacy

Online Masters Degree in Cybersecurity (Policy)

  • A two to three year, 32-credit hour degree program, completely online

  • Focus on policy law and the management of cybersecurity and policy

Master of Sustainable Energy and Environmental Management (MSEEM)

  • A one-year, 30-credit hour degree program, completely on campus or distance learning

  • Focus on sustainable energy and environmental management

Dual Degree with City and Regional Planning

  • A three-year, 75-credit-hour dual degree program

  • The dual MS degree program in Public Policy and City and Regional Planning prepares students for policy analysis and planning work at the national, state, and local levels. Graduates work in public, private, and non-profit settings building on the complementary perspectives and skills of the two professions.

Five-Year BS/MS Program

  • A five-year, 122 undergraduate credit-hour/37 graduate credit-hour degree program

  • The Bachelor of Science in Public Policy (BS PP) is designed to provide an education that combines strong analytical skills with understanding of a range of substantive policy issues and the political, social, and cultural forces that shape public policies.