2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Nov 21, 2019  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

Criminal Justice Management and Leadership Certificate

College of Community Innovation and Education
Department of Criminal Justice,
Health and Public Affairs I, Room: 311
Email: cjadvise@ucf.edu

Dr. Mark Winton, Mark.Winton@ucf.edu

Mr. Jerome Randall, Jerome.Randall@ucf.edu

Management and Leadership skills are required for personnel seeking to move into positions of authority within criminal justice agencies across local, state, federal and international jurisdictions. Leaders of these agencies should be prepared to meet the challenges of the 21st century regarding administration of human resources, personnel supervision, development, implementation and evaluation of policies, and fiscal management including budgeting and planning. The Undergraduate Certificate in Criminal Justice Management and Leadership is designed to provide a theoretical and practical knowledge-base for students with a desire to gain skills necessary to advance their careers in criminal justice agencies. This certificate requires 18 credits of undergraduate coursework. Four of the courses are in Criminal Justice and two are in Public Administration.
Certificate will be awarded only at the time of degree completion.

Admission Requirements

  • Undergraduate degree seeking student

Certificate Requirements

  • Students are required to declare the certificate and take courses as specified below

Prerequisite Courses

  • See course catalog for specific requirements

Restricted Electives

Select two of the following:

Foreign Language Requirements

  • None

Total Undergraduate Credit Hours Required: 18

Other Requirements

  • Students must earn a grade of “C” or better in each course in the certificate program
  • At least 12 hours used in the certificate must be earned at UCF within the department
  • No credit by exam (TSD, Military credit) may be used.
  • Internship or Independent Study credit cannot be used toward the certificate.
  • Course substitutions must be approved by both departments in advance.