2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Dec 16, 2018  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog

Victim Advocacy Certificate


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

Dr. Lee Ross, 407-823-2603

The Criminal Justice System can be difficult for crime victims to navigate. This Certificate in Victim Advocacy provides a theoretical and practical knowledge base for professionals in various fields who work or plan to work with and advocate for crime victims. The program requires 15 hours of undergraduate work. Courses are offered by the Department of Criminal Justice, the College of Nursing, the Department of Sociology, and the School of Social Work. Certificates will be awarded only at the time of degree completion. This certificate can be completed online and is therefore open to UCF online students.

Certificate Admission Requirements

  • None

Certificate Requirements

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

Prerequisite Courses

  • There are no certificate program prerequisites; however individual courses may have prerequisites.

Foreign Language Requirements


  • None

Total Undergraduate Credit Hours Required: 15


Other Requirements


  • A minimum overall GPA of 2.0 is required in courses used to satisfy the certificate.
  • At least 12 hours used in the program must be earned at UCF.
  • 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 the department in advance.