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Georgia Tech Creates a Cybersecurity Master's Degree for Less Than $10,000

ATLANTA – August 9, 2018 - The Georgia Institute of Technology has announced a new online cybersecurity master’s degree that will be offered for less than $10,000 and delivered in collaboration with edX. The Online Master of Science in Cybersecurity (OMS Cybersecurity) is designed to address a severe global workforce shortage in the field. According to the 2017 Global Information Security Workforce Study, the shortage is expected to reach 1.8 million people by 2022.  

Flipping the Script on Flipped-Classroom Syllabi

In this article in Inside Higher Education, published on August 8, 2018, Yakut Gazi, associate dean of learning systems at GTPE, shares her view about flipped classrooms.

New Language App Helps with Business Communication

Georgia Tech’s Language Institute, in conjunction with the Center for 21st Century Universities (C21U), has launched a new app aimed at helping non-native English speakers improve professional communication for successful business interactions.

Georgia Tech to offer certificate program in Peachtree Corners

Georgia Tech president Bud Peterson is presented with the Peachtree Corners' key to the city by mayor Mike Mason. Photo courtesy of Gwinett Daily Post.

Peachtree Corners’ Mayor Mike Mason announced Thursday that Prototype Prime, a business incubator in the city, is teaming up with Georgia Tech to offer a certificate program beginning in January.

New Partnership Aims to Advance Logistics Industry in Georgia

On July 31, the Georgia Ports Authority, the Georgia Institute of Technology, and the Georgia Center of Innovation for Logistics signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) at the Port of Savannah that creates a new relationship aimed at supporting the state’s logistics industry in economic development, research and education.

Q&A with New Academic Director of Professional Master’s in Manufacturing Leadership

Georgia Tech Professional Education (GTPE) has appointed Krista S. Walton, Ph.D. as academic director of the Professional Master’s in Manufacturing Leadership (PMML).

LEAPing onto the red carpet

Georgia Tech's Logistics Education and Pathways (LEAP) program has trained and is training citizens for careers in the growing field of supply chain management. The program consists of four online courses in which students can learn supply chain management principals, warehousing opportunities, transportation opportunities, and customer service operations. The courses are self-paced, allowing students to complete them on their own schedule.

Georgia Tech and CINDE to Develop Skilled Tech Workforce in Costa Rica

Large firms in Costa Rica are finding it hard to hire the right candidate for the job they are offering. To help generate skilled talent for the Central American country, Georgia Tech has signed an agreement with Costa Rican investment promotion agency, CINDE, to train the country’s young people in high demand technology areas such as analytics, cybersecurity, and data science. In addition, English language skills will also be taught.

Students leave coding boot camp with real projects

The business development app, Handler, created by Josh Lewis, a recent graduate of Georgia Tech-Savannah's Coding Boot Camp program. He sought inspiration from his job when developing his final project for the six month course.

The demand for web developers and computer programmers continues to be on the rise across the country. Georgia Tech-Savannah’s Coding Boot Camp program is giving aspiring techies the crucial hands-on experience needed to help fill the local job shortage.

Georgia Tech-Savannah's coding boot camp hosts demo day

Aspiring coders presented a variety of projects including data collection for area real estate agents, an interactive text adventure game, and a real-time educational environment. Some even created a program to fill a need for their current employer.

Over the 24-week course, students learned everything from the basics of coding, algorithms and data structure, to intensive training in Javascript, Node.js, HTML, CSS, jQuery, and C# while creating a body of work for their budding portfolio. The program has already graduated almost 100 new students since it started in 2017.

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