There are no additional requirements
for admission into the undergraduate program in criminal
justice beyond admission to UCF. Students in the undergraduate
program earn either a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science
in Criminal Justice.
There is no program-specific
application deadline for this degree as it is an open enrollment
program. However, students must comply with all UCF and College of
Health and Public Affairs procedures and deadlines.
The Department of Criminal Justice offers graduate education in
a Criminal Justice doctoral program, Master of Science in Criminal
Justice, dual degree Master of Public Administration and Master of
Science in Criminal Justice, and 5 graduate level certificate
programs. For information on admission requirements and program
details, visit the department's program website and the College of Graduate Studies
One of the benefits of conducting international fieldwork is the opportunity to become engrossed in a different culture.
— William Moreto,
The people I worked with ... put me in every scenario possible and allowed me to experience it first hand.
— Max Thedy,
former student intern who worked with law enforcement rangers in Cape Town, South Africa
I cannot stress enough the importance of the basic research skills and knowledge, combined with an understanding of data analysis for those planning to be leaders in the field of criminal justice.
— Roberto Hugh Potter,
Criminal Justice Department Professor
I would not be in the position I have today if it weren’t for the Criminal Justice Program at UCF.
— Carl Metzger,
M.S. in Criminal Justice, '03; Deputy Chief, University of Central Florida