The Graduate Certificate in Technologies for Smart Communities provides students with an interdisciplinary curriculum focused on technologies that enable smart and connected communities of the future. The program prepares students for design and operation challenges of emerging smart and connected communities, in particular from technology perspective.
This graduate certificate is beneficial to individuals (professionals, engineers and computer scientists) who have an interest in deployment and operation of smart and connected communities, in particular the challenges that pertain to communications, sensing, and control technologies.
The Technologies for Smart Communities certificate partners with several UCF master's programs. If students complete the certificate and are accepted into a partnering program, all certificate coursework can be used toward that master's degree. Here is a list of our partnering UCF master's programs:
Computer Engineering MSCpE
The Graduate Certificate in Technologies for Smart Communities requires a total of 12 credit hours (4 courses). Six credit hours are from two required courses given below. The remaining six credit hours can be selected from the list of elective courses. Electives outside of the provided list require approval from the ECE graduate coordinator.
Total Credit Hours Required: 12 Credit Hours Minimum beyond the Bachelor's Degree
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