2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
    Jan 22, 2020  
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog

Criminal Justice Executive Graduate Certificate

College: Community Innovation and Education Degree: CRT
Department: Criminal Justice
Program Website: https://ccie.ucf.edu/criminaljustice/

Program Description

The Graduate Certificate in Criminal Justice Executive prepares criminal justice professionals for contemporary executive roles within their organizations in the areas of self-awareness, operations, logistics, human capital, vision and current industry trends.

This certificate is designed to develop innovative executives who care about people and results and who are preparing themselves and their agencies for the challenges of tomorrow. This certificate assists executives in developing the competencies and skills to successfully adapt to new and unforeseen realities.

This certificate program is only available to students in the Valencia College Public Safety Leadership Development Certification Program (PSLDCP).


The Criminal Justice Executive certificate program consists of three required courses and one elective course for a total of 12 credit hours.

Total Credit Hours Required: 12 Credit Hours Minimum beyond the Bachelor’s Degree

Elective Course: 3 Credit Hours

*CCJ 5931  can be taken twice in this certificate program as the content of the course changes for each offering.

Students select one of the following courses.

Application Requirements

Admission is only open to those with a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution who are enrolled in the Public Safety Leadership Development Certification Program (PSLDCP) at the Valencia Criminal Justice Institute. An application to the graduate certificate program, official transcripts, and a letter of acceptance to the Valencia College Public Safety Leadership Development Certification Program must be submitted. Applicants must apply online. All requested materials must be submitted by the established deadline.

Application Deadlines

Criminal Justice Executive Graduate Certificate *Fall Priority Fall Spring Summer
Domestic Applicants   Jul 1 Dec 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

Eugene Paoline, III PhD
Telephone: 407-823-4946
HPA 1, RM 321

Elexis Ritz
Telephone: 407-823-6093
HPA 311

Graduate Admissions

Christina Dabrowski
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