Graduate Degree Programs Offered

In addition to the more traditional MS and PhD in Chemistry and Biochemistry, our school also participates in several interdisciplinary graduate degree programs. The requirements for the MS and PhD in Chemistry and Biochemistry can be found here. Further information regarding the requirements for the interdisciplinary programs, and the program advisors can be found at:

Interdisciplinary Graduate Certificate Programs

Astrobiology Graduate Certificate Program:

Program Overview

The Astrobiology Graduate Certificate Program is part of an initiative linking the schools of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Biological Sciences, Aerospace Engineering, and International Affairs. The purpose of the certificate program is to expand opportunities for students in the interdisciplinary field of ‘astrobiology’, and to forge innovative links between astrobiology research at Georgia Tech, mission technology, and science communication. The 12-credit certificate program is open to graduate students enrolled in any degree program at the Georgia Institute of Technology. There are no prerequisites for entering the certificate program.


Student must complete the two required core courses, one cognate course, one special topics course, and one mission design course. All coursework must be completed with a grade of B or higher.

If you are interested in receiving more information about the certificate program, please contact Prof. Jennifer Glass at


Interdisciplinary Masters Degrees

Computational Science and Engineering

Paper Science & Engineering.


Interdisciplinary Doctoral Degrees

Computational Science and Engineering

Paper Science & Engineering


Quantitative Biosciences