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.
CURRICULUMThe Corrections Leadership certificate program consists of two required courses and two elective courses for a total of 12 credit hours.
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Credit Hours Minimum beyond the Bachelor's Degree|
Required Courses—6 Credit Hours
- CJC 5020 Foundations of Corrections (3 credit hours)
- CJL 6568 Law and Social Control (3 credit hours)
Elective Courses—6 Credit Hours
Choose two of the following courses.
- CCJ 6051 Community Justice (3 credit hours)
- CCJ 6106 Policy Analysis in Criminal Justice (3 credit hours)
- CCJ 6335 Criminal Justice Sentencing and Punishment Policy (3 credit hours)
- CCJ 6431 Leadership and Ethics in Criminal Justice (3 credit hours)
- CCJ 6730 Planned Change and Innovation in Criminal Justice (3 credit hours)
- PAD 6417 Human Resource Management (3 credit hours)
- This course has a prerequisite of PAD 6700. Contact the School of Public Administration for an override.
- SOW 6712 Interventions with Substance Abusers (3 credit hours)
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.
Please note: Due to restrictive state regulations, UCF is not permitted to provide online courses or instruction to students in the following states. If you reside in one of these states, you may not be permitted to enroll in or be admitted to a UCF online program. Please contact your state’s higher education regulation authorities or the UCF Graduate Program (see contact information above) for more details.
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International Transfer Applicants