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Admission Requirements

The requirements for admission include an undergraduate degree, official GRE/TOEFL scores, a resume, letters of recommendation (encouraged but not required) and the demonstration of understanding in fundamental concepts. The program’s director, assisted by the program’s faculty, will evaluate student applications. Face-to-face or telephone interviews may be conducted for admission. The details of the admission requirements are as follows:

Bachelor’s Degree

Applicants must have earned a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution with a GPA of 3.0 or better. One official transcript (in a sealed envelope) is required from each college/university attended.

Test Scores

GRE not required. TOEFL (if applicable) scores taken in the last five years must be provided with the application.

Working Knowledge of Fundamental Concepts

Applicants without a strong undergraduate background in Computer Science or Statistics must demonstrate an understanding of the material covered in the following undergraduate courses:

  • COP 3503 Computer Science II – Algorithms, Data Structures
  • COP 3330 Object-Oriented Programming – Object-Oriented Programming Concepts, Expression of Concepts in a Language
  • COP 4710 Database Systems – Relational Databases, Structured Query Language
  • STA 2023 Statistical Methods I – Probability Distributions, Data Organization
  • STA 4164 Statistical Methods III – Regression Analysis

Understanding of these concepts can be demonstrated by a combination of the following:

  1. Taking these courses; OR
  2. Convincing the program director that the student work experience covers these materials; OR
  3. Having taken these courses at UCF or equivalent courses at another institution; OR
  4. At the recommendation of the program director, registering in the statistics Bridge Course, the Computer Science Bridge Course or both. These 4-week bridge courses are free.

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