Doctorate Degree (Ph.D)
The Ph.D. program requires a minimum of 72 credit hours of course work, including a minimum of 15 dissertation hours. The core consists of five required courses (15 credit hours) which provide an interdisciplinary framework for all students. The remaining 42 credit hours may consist of additional elective courses and research hours. Students are also expected to produce refereed publications as part of their doctoral studies. At least 27 hours of the total program must consist of formal course work, exclusive of independent study.
UCF Graduate Catalog Description - Modeling &; Simulation Ph.D.
Master's Degree (M.S.)
The master’s program has both a thesis and non-thesis option and requires a minimum of 30 credit hours beyond the bachelor's degree. Both options require 9 credit hours of required core courses. Students in the thesis option must take 15 credit hours of electives and 6 thesis credit hours, while students in the non-thesis option must take 21 credit hours of electives. The elective courses are contingent with the focus area(s) chosen.
UCF Graduate Catalog Description - Modeling & Simulation M.S.
Graduate Certificate - Modeling and Simulation of Technical Systems
DISCONTINUED: NO MORE APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED
The Graduate Certificate in Modeling & Simulation of Technical Systems welcomed its first cohort in Fall 2012. It consists of a sequence of five courses (15 credit hours) and is designed for long-distance completion by part-time students as each courses is delivered completely online and students enroll as a cohort in one class each semester. The emphasis of the certificate is on testing and evaluation. Specifically, this certificate has been a good fit for employees of naval warfare centers across the U.S.
UCF Graduate Catalog Description - Modeling & Simulation of Technical Systems Graduate Certificate (In State)
UCF Graduate Catalog Description - Modeling & Simulation of Technical Systems Graduate Certificate (Out of State)
Graduate Certificate - Modeling and Simulation of Behavioral Cybersecurity
The Graduate Certificate in Modeling and Simulation of Behavioral Cybersecurity welcomed its first cohort in Fall 2015. This is a 13-credit hour program that provides students with specialized training and knowledge in modeling and simulation fundamentals, techniques, and its application towards the behavioral aspects of cybersecurity and cyber operations.
UCF Graduate Catalog Description - Modeling & Simulation of Behavioral Cybersecurity Certificate