Mission, Vision & Strategic Goals

Our mission is to provide high-quality, broad-based education and experience-based learning in engineering and computer science; to create knowledge through pioneering scholarship and impactful research; to enrich our students’ development and leadership skills; and to address pressing local, state, national and international issues in support of the global community.

Our vision is to educate the next generation of engineers and scientists and perform impactful research that advances the technologies of the 21st century.

To attain our mission, CECS faculty have partnered in education and research initiatives with departments and centers inside and outside of UCF, industries and national laboratories. UCF’s Research Park is home to more than 100 companies with 10,000 employees, and large corporations such as Lockheed Martin, Harris Corporation and Siemens hire our graduates more than graduates from any other institution in the United States.

Strategic Goals

CECS’s strategic goals are:

Goal 1: Create a Bigger and Better Research Enterprise

Goal 2: Grow and Develop Faculty and Staff

Goal 3: Increase the Quality and Quantity of Graduate Studies

Goal 4: Enhance the Undergraduate Experience

Goal 5: Become the Nations’ Technology Partner Leader