Corrections Leadership Graduate Certificate

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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.

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—6 Credit Hours

  • CJC 5020 Foundations of Corrections (3 credit hours)
  • CCJ 5456 The Administration of Justice (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)
  • CCJ 6118 Criminal Justice Organizations (3 credit hours)
  • CCJ 5015 The Nature of Crime (3 credit hours)
  • CJL 6568 Law and Social Control (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 a possible  override.
  • SOW 6712 Interventions with Substance Abusers (3 credit hours)

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
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Jul 15Dec 1Apr 15
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*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.

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