Georgia Institute of Technology

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Georgia Institute of Technology
Type Public
Established 1885 (1885)
President G.P. "Bud" Peterson
Provost Rafael L. Bras
Location Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Campus Urban
Colors White and GT gold
Nickname Yellow Jackets

The Georgia Institute of Technology (commonly referred to as Georgia Tech, Tech, or GT) is a public research university in Atlanta, Georgia, in the United States. It is a part of the University System of Georgia and has satellite campuses in Savannah, Georgia; Metz, France; Athlone, Ireland; Shenzhen, China; and Singapore. The university is organized into six colleges and contains about 31 departments/units, with emphasis on science and technology. It is well recognized for its degree programs in engineering, computing, business administration, the sciences, design, and liberal arts. The university enrolled more than 25,000 students and ranked 34 among national universities and seventh among "Most Innovative Schools" in U.S. News & World Reports 2016 rankings.[1]

Informatics programs


The following bioinformatics-related options exist for potential students:

M.S. in Bioinformatics
37 credit hours, completed in roughly three semesters
Available online? No
Program URL:

Ph.D. in Bioinformatics
60 credit hours in course work plus exam, and thesis
Available online? No
Program URL:

Health and clinical informatics

The following health/clinical informatics options exist for potential students:

M.S. in Health Systems
30 credit hours over 10 courses; comes in General and Predictive Health tracks
Available online? No
Program URL:

Additional external links


  1. "Georgia Institute of Technology". U.S. News & World Report - Best Colleges. U.S. News & World Report LLP. Retrieved 04 November 2016.