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Program at a Glance

Graduate Certificate
College of Community Innovation and Education
Criminal Justice
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The Graduate Certificate in Criminal Justice Executive prepares criminal justice professionals for contemporary executive roles within their organizations in the areas of self-awareness, operations, logistics, human capital, vision and current industry trends.

This certificate is designed to develop innovative executives who care about people and results and who are preparing themselves and their agencies for the challenges of tomorrow. This certificate assists executives in developing the competencies and skills to successfully adapt to new and unforeseen realities.

This certificate program is only available to students in the Valencia College Public Safety Leadership Development Certification Program (PSLDCP).

Total Credit Hours Required: 12 Credit Hours Minimum beyond the Bachelor's Degree

Application Deadlines

December 1
July 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
  • Meteorological Aide
  • Penology Professor
  • Police Lieutenant
  • Polygraph Examiner
  • Prison Guard Supervisor
  • Traffic Lieutenant
  • Traffic Sergeant
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