Betsy DeVos Visits Georgia Tech

U.S. Secretary of Education learns how Georgia Tech is helping students access and succeed in college

October 19, 2018 | By GTPE Communications
Betsy DeVos sitting at conference table with members of Georgia Tech leadership

Over a couple of hours, President G.P. “Bud” Peterson and others described how Georgia Tech is making college more accessible while also helping more students succeed. 

Officials reviewed Georgia Tech’s three online master’s degrees-at-scale, which allow students to earn degrees exclusively through the "massive online" format and for a fraction of the standard cost.

The first was the groundbreaking Online Master of Science in Computer Science program, which launched in 2014 and enrolls about 10,000 students. Last year Georgia Tech started the Online Master of Science in Analytics and in January will offer the new Online Master of Science in Cybersecurity, aimed at addressing a severe global workforce shortage in the field.

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