2018-2019 Graduate Catalog 
    Apr 20, 2021  
2018-2019 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Modeling and Simulation of Behavioral Cybersecurity Graduate Certificate

College: Graduate Studies Degree: CRT
Department: School of Modeling, Simulation, and Training 
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.

Program Description

The Graduate Certificate in Modeling and Simulation of Behavioral Cybersecurity provides students with an interdisciplinary modeling and simulation approach to cybersecurity with a particular emphasis on the behavioral aspects of cybersecurity and cyber operations.

This graduate certificate is beneficial to individuals who have an interest in interdisciplinary studies and problem solving for modeling, simulation, and behaviorial aspects of cybersecurity.

UCF Partnerships

The Modeling and Simulation of Behavioral Cybersecurity 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:


The Graduate Certificate in Modeling and Simulation of Behavioral Cybersecurity requires a total of 15 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: 15 Credit Hours Minimum beyond the Bachelor’s Degree

Required Courses—15 Credit Hours

Application Requirements

For information on general UCF graduate admissions requirements that apply to all prospective students, please visit the Admissions  section of the Graduate Catalog. Applicants must apply online. All requested materials must be submitted by the established deadline.

In addition to the general UCF graduate application requirements, applicants to this program must provide:

  • One official transcript (in a sealed envelope) from each college/university attended
  • Résumé or Curriculum Vitae

Application Deadlines

Modeling and Simulation of Behavioral Cybersecurity Graduate Certificate *Fall Priority Fall Spring Summer
Domestic Applicants   Jul 1 Dec 1 Apr 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

Bruce Caulkins PhD, Colonel (Ret), US Army
Telephone: 407-882-2427
Partnership II Building, Room 319

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