All application materials for the Digital Media M.S. Program (formerly known as the Information Design & Technology Program) must be received by February 1st, 2021 for Fall 2021 admissions.

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Applications must be submitted online at In addition, you must provide a writing sample and a URL for web-based work samples in your online application.


• Graduate Record Exam (GRE) test scores (Code 5248) - We are in the process of waiving our GRE requirements.
• TOEFL score for non-native English speakers (Code 5248)
• Completed on-line Georgia Tech Graduate Application Form
• Georgia Tech Application Fee (Domestic Students): $75.00
• Georgia Tech Application Fee (International Students): $85.00
• Certified undergraduate transcript (also graduate transcripts, if applicable)
• Three letters of recommendation
• Statement of purpose explaining the role of the DM program in the applicant’s creative, intellectual, and professional development
• Writing sample and/or Online portfolio submitted through the application

Writing Sample Guidelines

The writing sample should be a scholarly article or paper that effectively showcases your ability to craft and carry out an argument, to write clearly and critically, and to engage with key texts about the theory and practice of media in general and digital media in particular. A single-authored sample is preferred, but if you submit a co-authored paper, please indicate what aspects of its preparation you contributed specifically.


The work sample should be a sample of your own work that demonstrates your potential as a practitioner and analyst of digital media. Provide 1-3 concrete examples of a computational artifact that demonstrates your creative and technical abilities in expressive computing. Choose work that supports your research trajectory as described in the Statement of Purpose. A URL pointer to work on the Internet is required.


All prospective students applying to the Digital Media Program must submit Graduate Record Exam (GRE) scores. All scores must be submitted to the following educational codes.

Georgia Tech Institution Code #5248

Score reports for computer-based tests are released to the Georgia Tech Graduate Admissions office and the School of LMC approximately 6 weeks after the test date. Scores must be sent from ETS directly to Georgia Tech for scores to be considered valid.


If you have questions, please contact:
Brian Magerko
Director of Graduate Studies, Digital Media
Technology Square Research Building Room 320B