2018-2019 Graduate Catalog 
    
    Nov 12, 2019  
2018-2019 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Corrections Leadership Graduate Certificate ►


College: Health and Public Affairs Degree: CRT
Department: Criminal Justice Option: N/A
Program Websites: http://www.cohpa.ucf.edu/criminaljustice/

Program Description


The Graduate Certificate in Corrections Leadership is designed to provide a theoretical and practical knowledge base for correctional practitioners in the areas of criminal justice, public administration and social work.

Corrections Leadership is a rapidly growing area of criminal justice. Private, state and federal agencies are seeking qualified managers and leaders to meet the changing needs of the twenty-first century. Leaders of correctional facilities and programs should be prepared to meet the challenges of changing policies and effectively deal with the management of budgets, grants, cooperative agreements, and other inter-governmental projects.

Please note: Corrections Leadership Graduate Certificate may be completed fully online, although not all elective options or program prerequisites may be offered online. Newly admitted students choosing to complete this program exclusively via UCF online classes may enroll with a reduction in campus-based fees.

International students (F or J visa) are required to enroll in a full-time course load of 9 credit hours during the fall and spring semesters. Only 3 of the 9 credit hours may be taken in a completely online format. For a detailed listing of enrollment requirements for international students, please visit http://global.ucf.edu/. If you have questions, please consult UCF Global at 407-823-2337.

UCF is not authorized to provide online courses or instruction to students in some states. Refer to State Restrictions for current information.

Curriculum


The Corrections Leadership certificate program consists of two required courses and two elective courses for a total of 12 credit hours.

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

Required Courses—12 Credit Hours


Elective Courses—6 Credit Hours


Select two of the following courses.

Application Requirements


Admission is open to those with a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution. An application to the graduate certificate program and official transcripts must be submitted. Applicants must apply online. All requested materials must be submitted by the established deadline.

Application Deadlines


Corrections Leadership Graduate Certificate *Fall Priority Fall Spring Summer
Domestic Applicants   Jul 1 Dec 1 Apr 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
Professor
Eugene.Paoline@ucf.edu
Telephone: 407-823-4946
HPA 1, RM 321

Elexis Ritz
elexis.ritz@ucf.edu
Telephone: 407-823-6093
HPA 311

Graduate Admissions

Christina Dabrowski
gradadmissions@ucf.edu
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
GMAT: RZT-HT-58
TOEFL: 5233
ETS PPI: 5233