Future Students

Georgia Tech's Master of Science in Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) is one of the most prominent programs of its kind. Students with diverse backgrounds in computing, digital media, industrial design and psychology enroll in the program and its respective home unit, providing the broad base of knowledge and experiences that are so important to successful HCI practitioners.

admissions process
Students are generally admitted to the program in the fall semester only. The application deadline each year is February 1.

choose a home unit
All students specialize in one of Interactive Computing, Digital Media, Industrial Design or Psychology; this determines course requirements.

financial support
Costs for the current academic year can be found here. We also help you find financial assistance when we can, mostly in the form of Graduate Research Assistantships (GRAs) and Graduate Teaching Assistanships (GTAs).

frequent questions
Our academic advisor's and coordinators' offices are high-traffic and always in demand. If you have a burning question or request, check here before you get in line (in-person or inbox).

For a quick overview of our program, see MSHCI at a Glance.
Have questions about the program or the application not on this site? Get in touch with our coordinators during normal business hours, or read more from our students, faculty, and alumni below.
Prospective students' group
Program/faculty updates
Student and alumni group