Founded in 1885, the Georgia School of Technology first opened its doors to 84 students. Throughout its long history, Georgia Tech has always focused its efforts on preparing students to use their innovative skills and strong work ethic to solve real-world problems and improve the lives of people around the globe. The School’s creation signaled the beginning of the transformation of the agrarian South to an industrial economy.
Bachelor's, master's, and doctoral egrees are offered through the following colleges:
- College of Computing
- College of Design
- College of Engineering
- College of Sciences
- Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts
- Scheller College of Business
Georgia Tech Professional Education (GTPE), an academic division of the Georgia Institute of Technology, offers professional development courses, certificate programs, workforce development programs, and professional master’s degrees through a variety of face-to-face, online, hybrid, and web enhanced formats.