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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Upcoming Events

Join faculty and staff from UCF's School of Global Health Management and Informatics to learn more about our online Executive Masters of Health Administration! The Executive MHA (eMHA) track is attractive to working health care professionals due to the online delivery format, which…
Join faculty and staff from UCF's School of Global Health Management and Informatics to learn more about our online Health Care Informatics Master’s program! This innovative program will prepare you to become a leader in the clinical, management and business…
Join UCF Downtown professors Staci Zavattaro, Reid Oetjen, Sally Hastings, and Carlton Patrick for a discussion about death and dying in the U.S. Professors will share their research from various disciplinary perspectives focusing on topics such as cemeteries in society,…

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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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