6 - Number of graduate programs in the college ranked in the top 100 nationwide by U.S. News and World Report in March 2016
Fall 2015 - Launch of the Doctoral Program in Criminal Justice
Spring 2016 - Launch of the completely online Master of Social Work (M.S.W.) program
2015-16 - Academic year in which the college recognized 25 years since its founding in 1990-91
> 1,700 - Number of children and adults with speech, language and hearing problems served by the Communication Disorders Clinic
Undergraduate Student Services is the primary office that
students should interact with when seeking information about
graduation. All undergraduate students in the College of Health and
Public Affairs are certified for graduation by Undergraduate
Student Services. Students need to follow the steps listed
Students file the
intent to graduate the semester before they graduate. The
application is found online in the myUCF portal:
myUCF > Student Self
Service > My Academics > Apply for
Students should be registered for all final courses prior to
filing the Intent to Graduate online. Students must be
enrolled at UCF during the graduation term. Students are
given approximately 4 months to meet the deadline to apply for
graduation. The intent to graduate must be filed online in order to
participate in the commencement ceremony.
Majors, minors, and/or certificates must be met or in progress
when the intent to graduate is submitted. If a major, minor, and/or
certificate needs to be removed from the student's profile, it must
be dropped online prior to submitting the intent to graduate.
Students must submit a separate intent for any certificates (i.e.
Crime Profiling, Crime Scene Investigation).
Students will receive email communications from USS concerning
the intent to graduate submission. If the myKnight degree audit
indicates, "All Declared Programs Satisfied" student's name will
automatically be added to the graduation list. If the myKnight
degree audit indicates, "At Least One Declared Program Not
Satisfied," there are missing requirements and the student is
required to make an appointment with Undergraduate Student
The "Pending" status in myUCF will not change until after
grades have posted for the final semester. Meeting with an advisor
will not change the "Pending" status. Survey completion will not
hinder graduation. Graduation is solely based upon all degree
requirements being met.
1. File your intent to graduate in your myUCF as soon as possible;
2. Enroll-- you MUST be enrolled at UCF your graduation term; 3.
Check your myKnight Audit to verify requirements met
The health care informatics master's program at UCF really helped me connect with the industry, meet people at conferences and sit for the most-desired certification exams."
— Michael Neimann, M.S. in health care informatics ('14)
My internship with the District 9 Medical Examiner’s Office was one of the greatest experiences of my life. I gained an excellent understanding of the medical examiner’s office and the criminal justice field in general."
— Adam Stubley, B.S. in criminal justice, criminal profiling certificate ('11)
UCF provides its physical therapy students with an excellent education and prepares them to work in the most challenging of settings."
— Jamie Dyson, Rehabilitation Supervisor, Orlando Regional Medical Center
UCF's program provided me the opportunity to expedite my student experience while attaining practical experience working within local health systems."
— Daniel Barr, V.P. at National Children's Hospital; M.S. in health sciences, health services administration track ('04)
My master's education helped me see the big picture of the nonprofit industry. UCF showed me how to see the different fundraising tools within the Central Florida area."
— Krysti Griffith, Executive Director of Growth from Grief; Master of Nonprofit Management ('12)
The course opened my eyes to grant writing ... I learned a great deal and you [Barbara Howell] are truly an excellent instructor."
— Deborah Reith, Master of Public Administration student who secured a $10,000 federal grant through a course project; B.S. in criminal justice ('86)
The skills I learned during my time at UCF are what made my transition to law school so seamless."
— Jacqueline Iaquinta, Touro Law Center student; B.S. in legal studies ('10)
As an inaugural graduate of the M.R.A. program at UCF, I can attest to the outstanding curriculum developed for research administrators. "
— April Heyward, Post Award Services Coordinator, University of South Carolina; Master of Research Administration ('13)
It was at UCF that I first learned many of the skills that I’ve since honed, including mapping with GIS software - an ability I found invaluable to my search for internships, graduate-level coursework, and employment."
— Richard "Ben" Hagen, Research and Communications Associate, New Economy Project, New York City; B.S. in public administration ('10)
I am excited to be able to give back to the program that invested so much in me. It is truly and honor and a privilege."
— Carlos Gual, Instructor of Athletic Training; B.S. in athletic training ('09)
The faculty advisor [at my medical school] was amazed that I had the opportunity to truly participate in the full spectrum of research as an undergraduate. "
— Chase Cavayero, medical student at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicince, B.S. in health sciences - pre-clinical ('13),