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Program at a Glance

College of Community Innovation and Education
Criminal Justice
$212.28 per credit hour
$748.89 per credit hour

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Criminal Justice (B.A. or B.S.) may be completed fully online, although not all elective options or program prerequisites may be offered online. Newly admitted students choosing to complete this program exclusively via UCF online classes may enroll with a reduction in campus-based fees.

Admission Requirements

  • None

Degree Requirements

  • Students who change degree programs and select this major must adopt the most current catalog.
  • Students should complete the General Education Program before transferring within the Florida College System or State University system.
  • The courses designated in the General Education Program (GEP) section below may be taken at a Florida College System institution, and should usually be completed in the first 60 hours.
  • Students must earn a grade of "C" (2.0) or better in each core course.
  • Students must earn a minimum 2.0 overall GPA in courses used towards the restricted electives.

Undergraduate Application Deadlines

May 1
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January 1

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Career Opportunities

UCF prepares you for life beyond the classroom. Here, you’ll experience a wide range of opportunity, like learning diverse skills from world-renowned faculty to networking with top employers across Central Florida to gaining first-hand experience in internships nearby. Achieve your degree and more as a Knight.
  • Chief Jailer
  • Commanding Officer Homicide Squad
  • Correctional Officer Sergeant
  • Correctional Supervisor
  • Corrections Sergeant
  • Criminal Justice Professor
  • Criminology Professor
  • Detective Lieutenant
  • Detective Supervisor
  • Penology Professor
  • Police Lieutenant
  • Prison Guard Supervisor
  • Traffic Lieutenant
  • Traffic Sergeant
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