The Department of Physics at UCF offers both Master’s and Doctoral programs. This short video provides an overview of the Physics Graduate Program.  Below, we bring your attention to a few aspects of our graduate program that you do not want to miss.

Planetary Sciences Track MS to PhD Bridge Program Curriculum


In this calendar you will find all the events, deadlines and opportunities related to your program, as well as important information for teaching assistants (if you are one). The calendar is designed for the whole department, so it contains events and activities directed to faculty, research associates, graduate and undergraduate students and staff. If you just want to see the activities related to the graduate program, chose GRADUATE STUDENT CALENDAR in CATEGORIES at the top of the calendar.

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Governance Team for the Graduate Program

Department Chair: Dr. Joshua Colwell (
Associate Chair for Academic Programs: Dr. Laurene Tetard ( For general inquiries about the graduate program activities.
Graduate Program Director: Dr. Abdelkader Kara ( For questions specific to the graduate physics curriculum.
Planetary Sciences Track Director: Dr. Daniel Britt ( For questions specific to the Planetary Sciences Track program/curriculum.

Graduate Admissions Coordinator: Esperanza Soto ( For all administrative issues related to the graduate program.

Do not hesitate to contact us if you have a question, comment or suggestion.