2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
    May 07, 2021  
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Housing and Residence Life Graduate Certificate ♦

College: Community Innovation and Education Degree: CRT
Department: Educational Leadership and Higher Education
Program Website: https://ccie.ucf.edu/elhe/

Program Description

The housing and residence life leadership graduate certificate is designed to prepare individuals to become leaders and professionals in the residence life profession. It will expand their knowledge of topics relevant to residence life including student development theory, student personnel services, the first-year college experience, diversity issues, and legal and ethical issues in student services. Additionally, individuals will develop their own leadership skills as well as curriculum development for programs involving students in residence at colleges and universities. A practical internship is required to allow hands on field experience in housing and residence life. 


The Graduate Certificate in Housing and Residence Life requires 16 credit hours.

Total Credit Hours Required: 16 Credit Hours Minimum beyond the Bachelor’s Degree

Required Courses—6 Credit Hours

Students will complete two (2) required courses: 

Elective Courses—9 Credit Hours

Students will complete their choice of three (3) electives:


Internship -Students will complete a 1 credit hour internship (15-20 hours) in a residence life position or a closely related position approved by the faculty advisor.

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

Housing and Residence Life 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

Thomas Cox EdD
ED 315Q

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