1963
4000 Central Florida Blvd, Orlando, FL 32816

School Details

The University of Central Florida was established in 1963 and opened in 1968; it continues today as a 4-year, metropolitan public research university in Orlando, Florida. University of Central Florida is a member of the State University System of Florida. It was founded as Florida Technological University and aimed to educate future personnel of the United States space program at the nearby Kennedy Space Center. Ten years after its founding, the institution broadened its academic offerings and changed its name to University of Central Florida.

University of Central Florida offers bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees, as well as professional programs from the following colleges:

  • College of Arts and Humanities
  • Burnett Honors College
  • College of Business Administration
  • College of Education and Human Performance
  • College of Engineering and Computer Science
  • College of Graduate Studies
  • College of Health and Public Affairs
  • College of Medicine
  • College of Nursing
  • College of Optics and Photonics
  • Rosen College of Hospitality Management
  • College of Sciences
  • College of Undergraduate Studies

The University of Central Florida offers a variety of online and distance learning opportunities for both the traditional and nontraditional student through UCF Online. Fully online offerings include bachelor’s degrees, graduate degrees, professional certificates, and 2+2 baccalaureate completion programs.

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Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

All Programs

Art & Liberal Arts

Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology Bachelor of Arts in Creative Writing Bachelor of Arts in English Bachelor of Arts in History Bachelor of Arts in International & Global Studies Bachelor of Arts in Latin American Studies Bachelor of Arts in Political Science Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies Bachelor of General Studies in Integrative General Studies Graduate Certificate in Gender Studies Graduate Certificate in Professional Writing Graduate Certificate in Theoretical & Applied Ethics Master of Arts in English / Technical Communication

Business

Certificate in Destination Marketing & Management Certificate in Event Management Certificate in Fundraising Certificate in Nonprofit Management Certificate in Public Administration Master of Nonprofit Management Master of Public Administration Master of Science in Hospitality & Tourism Management

Criminal Justice, Safety & Law

Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice Bachelor of Arts in Legal Studies Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies Certificate in Crime Analysis & Crime Mapping Certificate in Criminal Profiling Certificate in Security Management Certificate in Victim Advocacy Graduate Certificate in Corrections Leadership Graduate Certificate in Crime Analysis Graduate Certificate in Juvenile Justice Leadership Graduate Certificate in Police Leadership Master of Emergency & Crisis Management Master of Science in Criminal Justice Master of Science in Digital Forensics Master of Science in Forensic Science

Education

Bachelor of Science in Technical Education & Industry Training Graduate Certificate in Autism Spectrum Disorders Graduate Certificate in College Teaching & Leadership Graduate Certificate in e-Learning Professional Development Graduate Certificate in Gifted Education Graduate Certificate in Instructional Design Graduate Certificate in Instructional Design for Simulations Graduate Certificate in Instructional/Educational Technology Graduate Certificate in Pre-Kindergarten Disabilities Graduate Certificate in Special Education Master of Arts in Applied Learning & Instruction Master of Arts in Career & Technical Education Master of Arts in Educational Leadership Master of Arts in Instructional Design & Technology Master of Arts in Teaching / Art Education Master of Education in Exceptional Student Education

Engineering

Graduate Certificate in Applied Operations Research Graduate Certificate in Project Engineering Graduate Certificate in Quality Assurance Graduate Certificate in Systems Engineering Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering Master of Science in Engineering Management Master of Science in Healthcare Systems Engineering Master of Science in Industrial Engineering Master of Science in Materials Science & Engineering Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering

Healthcare

Bachelor of Science in Health Informatics & Information Management Bachelor of Science in Health Services Administration Certificate in Health Care Simulation Executive Master of Health Administration Professional Master of Science in Health Care Informatics

Math & Science

Graduate Certificate in Mathematical Science

Nursing

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN) Doctor of Nursing Practice Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing Master of Science in Nursing

Psychology & Human Services

Bachelor of Arts in Sociology Bachelor of Science in Psychology Master of Social Work

Religion & Philosophy

Bachelor of Arts in Religion & Cultural Studies