Partnering with Purpose to Transform Lives

At the College of Community Innovation and Education, you will gain the knowledge, experience and confidence needed to positively change our world. Through our nationally ranked academic programs, high-impact research and prominent public and private partnerships, you will have the opportunity to participate in first-hand experiences with communities, creating innovative solutions to complex social issues.

UCF is one of the nation’s most innovative universities, which is why we provide several learning options for our students. You can attend classes in person either at UCF's main campus or at UCF Downtown. Both campuses offer access to a wide range of internships, opportunities, and networks in Orlando. Alternatively, you can choose to learn online, with digital learning resources and support to help you stay engaged and achieve success.

Whether you aspire to work in criminal justice, education, global health management and informatics, legal studies or public administration, our award-winning faculty and staff will help you unleash your potential and achieve your goals. Explore the possibilities at the College of Community Innovation and Education — where education transcends boundaries and transforms lives.


Top-Ranked Graduate Programs

The U.S. News & World Report ranked several of the UCF College of Community Innovation and Education's graduate programs among the top 50 in the nation.

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