EdStat: Georgia Tech’s Online Master’s Degree Program in Computer Science Costs About $7,000



By 04/03/2018

Print | NO PDF |

In 2014, Georgia Tech’s College of Computing, which is regularly ranked in the top 10 in the United States, started enrolling students in a fully online version of its Master of Science in Computer Science degree—the earliest educational model to combine the inexpensive nature of online education with a degree program from a highly ranked institution. The online degree costs about $7,000, less than one-sixth of the $45,000 that out-of-state students pay to enroll in the same program in person. The classes were designed by faculty to mirror the in-person courses, are graded to the same standards, and lead to the identical degree without any “online” distinction. It is now the nation’s largest master’s-degree program in computer science. Read “An Elite Grad-School Degree Goes Online” to learn more about how the Georgia Tech program meets a need in the higher-education marketplace, or listen to author Joshua Goodman discuss his findings on the Education Exchange podcast.

—Education Next




Sponsored Results
Sponsored by

Harvard Kennedy School Program on Educational Policy and Governance

Sponsored by