2018-2019 Graduate Catalog 
    Nov 23, 2020  
2018-2019 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Modeling and Simulation of Technical Systems, In State Cohort Track Graduate Certificate

College: Graduate Studies Degree: CRT
Department: School of Modeling, Simulation, and Training Option: N/A
Program Websites: http://www.ist.ucf.edu/grad

The UCF School of Modeling, Simulation, and Training (SMST) was recently approved beginning with the 2018-2019 academic year. The SMST is home to UCF’s renowned Institute for Simulation and Training (IST) and the Modeling and Simulation graduate programs. This designation as a school is a formal recognition of the exceptional growth and success of IST and the graduate program internationally, nationally, and within the local Central Florida region.

Track Description

The Graduate Certificate in Modeling and Simulation of Technical Systems provides students with the necessary knowledge in modeling and simulation fundamentals, including modeling techniques and applications, with special emphasis on modeling and simulation in testing and evaluation.

This graduate certificate is beneficial to technical professionals involved with constructing and using simulation models of dynamic systems. All courses of the certificate program will be delivered electronically via distance education.


Students must complete a total of 16 credit hours in courses in the required competency areas of Modeling and Simulation Fundamentals, Testing and Evaluation, and Modeling Techniques and Applications.  

Total Credit Hours Required: 16 Credit Hours Minimum beyond the Bachelor’s Degree

Cost Per Credit Hour

For the Modeling and Simulation of Technical Systems Graduate Certificate, Florida residents will follow the regular in-state tuition and fees schedule for the university.

Application Requirements

Admission is open to those with a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution. An application to the graduate certificate program and official transcripts must be submitted. Applicants must apply online. All requested materials must be submitted by the established deadline.

Application Deadlines

In State Cohort *Fall Priority Fall Spring Summer
Domestic Applicants   Jul 1 Dec 1  
International Applicants        
*Applicants who plan to enroll full time in a degree program and who wish to be considered for university fellowships or assistantships should apply by the Fall Priority date.

Contact Info

Graduate Program

R. Paul Wiegand III, PhD
Interim Program Director
Telephone: 407-882-0313
PIII 209

Kirsten Seitz
Telephone: 407-882-1407
Partnership 2 Building, Room 131D

Graduate Admissions

Anthony Tufano
Telephone: 407-823-2766
Millican Hall 230
Online Application
Graduate Admissions

Mailing Address

UCF College of Graduate Studies
Millican Hall 230
PO Box 160112
Orlando, FL 32816-0112

Institution Codes
GRE: 5233
TOEFL: 5233
ETS PPI: 5233