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Graduate School Rankings

In the top 75, according to U.S. News & World Report.

21%
Job Growth

By 2031 for computer science and information technology — much faster than the average profession.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

40+
Degree Programs

The College of Engineering and Computer Science drives innovation and research across aerospace, civil, computer, electrical, environmental, mechanical, and other engineering disciplines. Visit cecs.ucf.edu to learn more.

Our students are sought after because of their classwork and their research activities.”

— Zhihua Qu, Pegasus Professor of electrical engineering

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Expert Faculty

Our faculty and researchers are focused on solving the biggest problems facing humanity.

Investing in clean energy solutions is critical for achieving the national goal to reach net-zero emissions by 2050. At UCF, students learn from accomplished researchers like Issa Batarseh to develop novel technologies that are more efficient and environmentally friendly.

Issa Batarseh

Developing Technologies for a Brighter Future

Issa Batarseh, Pegasus Professor and Florida Power Electronics Center director, innovates cost-effective, safe and reliable methods to use solar energy in homes.

UCF is a Cybersecurity Leader

By developing high-tech security solutions that identify risks and safeguard data, UCF scholars are conducting advanced research to defend against cyber attacks — keeping us all safer.

How we’re securing the future


Laura Segarra

During my time at UCF, I found a village of supportive faculty and staff that taught me how to think critically and conduct robust scientific research.”

Laura Poliah

Laura Poliah ’10 ’12MS

Bachelor’s in aerospace engineering

Master’s in mechanical engineering

“We’ve already learned so much from the first Artemis launch that I have no doubt these missions will enrich lives for generations in ways we cannot yet comprehend.”

Poliah is test engineering lead for NASA’ Orion spacecraft, which will help power the space agency’s return to the moon through the Artemis program.


Christopher Clifford

Christopher Clifford ’21

Bachelor’s in electrical engineering

“UCF is a supportive environment that gave me the opportunity to develop my interests and also develop as a person. My professors, mentors and peers encouraged me to expand my research and pursue something meaningful to me.”

Clifford is a bioengineering doctoral student at Harvard-MIT who aims to discover stem-cell therapy treatments for Type 1 diabetes.

College of Engineering and Computer Science Degrees

There are many benefits to taking a more proactive approach to choosing a career. The College of Engineering and Computer Science has curriculum and programs to help you land your next opportunity.

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Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automation Engineering

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