The UCF Department of Legal Studies provides excellence in teaching, research and service related to the law and legal community. Our faculty members deliver outstanding instruction at the undergraduate and graduate level for students interested in studying the law and preparing for law-related careers or law school. Students are given access to LSAT prep and practice tests, résumé review and interview practice. Located at UCF Downtown, students are within walking distance of the Orange County Courthouse, Florida Department of Law Enforcement and many other jobs and internship opportunities. Students can also join program-related organizations such as Moot Court, Mock Trial and Mediation teams, as well as honor societies, such as Phi Alpha Delta and Phi Delta Phi.

Conflict Resolution & Analysis Graduate Certificate

Conflict is an essential element of change and growth within an organization. Grow your conflict resolution skills to lead constructive change and sustainable growth within your organization.

Degree Programs

We’ve designed our undergraduate degrees and certificates to work with any schedule by offering a variety of online, mixed-mode and face-to-face courses.

Legal Studies, BA/BS
Fully Online Legal Studies, BA/BS
Legal Studies, Undergraduate Minor
Conflict Resolution and Analysis, Graduate Certificate
Undergraduate Certificates

  • Conflict Resolution
  • Individual Liberties
  • Litigation and Advocacy
  • Social Work and the Law
  • Spanish for the Legal World
  • Technology and Law
  • Urban Real Estate and Development
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53 Faculty Scholars Honored at 4th Biennial Faculty Authors’ Celebration

This year’s celebration recognized faculty from across eight colleges, the library and the Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning...
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UCF Legal Studies Documentaries Receive 5 Emmy Nominations

Two documentary projects chronicling senior lecturer Irene Pons ’00 and her students’ journey along the U.S.-Mexico border have earned major recognition...
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UCF Professor, Aviation Lawyer on the Future of Flying Vehicles

Associate Professor Tim Ravich, who specializes in research regarding the regulation of new technologies like advanced air mobility, discusses what a world with flying taxis...


Upcoming Events

The UCF ADAGE Gifted Conference will illuminate new paradigms and thinking in gifted education through interactive presentations from gifted education professionals, teachers, graduate students, researchers and advocates in the field. Conference strands include a focus on engaging teachers in uncovering…
CCIE doctoral students are invited to join faculty and Professor Jessica Sowa of the University of Delaware for an afternoon of professional development at UCF Downtown! Over the course of the day, Dr. Sowa will lend her expertise on public…
In this webinar, Dr. Townsend will lead participants in exploring one of the highest-leverage language learning targets out there: morphology. Morphology is the study of word parts or the roots and affixes that make up words. Research shows that learning…

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In addition to staying connected on social media, students that declare a Legal Studies major or minor will have access to Advisor on Demand (AOD). AOD will appear on your Webcourses dashboard and contains information, job postings, FAQ’s, and announcements!

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