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World-class research, pioneering partnerships, renowned faculty, and graduate students who enjoy a rich blend of academics, research, culture and fun — this is graduate study at the University of Central Florida in one of the most dynamic metropolitan areas in the United States—Orlando, Florida.

What's New

University of Central Florida is the university that seeks opportunities, creates opportunities, and brings them to fruition. The University's culture of opportunity is driven by the diverse people it attracts, its Orlando environment, its history of entrepreneurship, and its youth, relevance, and energy.

Here you will find the latest updates about new graduate programs, certificates, fellowships, and more. Check here and often to find out what's new in UCF Graduate Studies.

Graduate Degree Programs

This year, UCF approved four new master's programs:

Five new graduate certificate programs were approved:

Eight new graduate degree tracks were also created in the following programs:

Program name changes occurred for the following programs:

University Fellowships

The university is proud to offer a number of merit-based fellowships to new degree-seeking graduate students. Each year, incoming graduate students who apply by the Fall Priority admissions deadline are eligible for university fellowship consideration. Among the most prestigious awards are the Trustees and Presidential Doctoral Fellowships. Both fellowships are competitive awards offered to the most outstanding doctoral students who have demonstrated excellent professional development and scholarly achievement.

The UCF Graduate McNair Fellowship is a competitive fellowship that is offered to the most outstanding undergraduate McNair scholars who are accepted into UCF graduate programs. This fellowship award is worth over $20,000 for a master's student and more than $35,000 for a doctoral student. Award recipients are selected by the UCF Graduate Fellowship Committee.

As of Fall 2008, doctoral students receiving the UCF FAMU Feeder Fellowship or the UCF Graduate RAMP Fellowship will receive a $10,000 award (plus tuition support) for up to four years from the university, while master's students will receive a $10,000 fellowship (plus tuition support) per year for up to two years.

We are also pleased to announce the availability of two AT&T Graduate Fellowships in Modeling and Simulation. These awards provide $25,000 (plus tuition support) to students engaged in their dissertation research on live simulation. Applicants for this fellowship will be currently enrolled at UCF in an accredited doctoral program, involved in (or about to be involved in) the research phase of their dissertation, and agree to full-time enrollment for the term of this fellowship. For more information, please see the AT&T Graduate Fellowship in Modeling and Simulation flyer.

In a continuing effort to support the research efforts of our graduate students, the university provides over $100,000 per academic year in travel funding to master's, specialist, and doctoral students who deliver a research paper or comparable creative activity at a professional meeting. For information about the criteria applicants for this award must meet, please see the Graduate Travel Award Application.

For information on all UCF fellowships available to qualified graduate students, visit UCF Fellowships.



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