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.
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
- 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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We’ve designed our undergraduate degrees, undergraduate certificates, and graduate certificates to work with any schedule by offering a variety of online, mixed-mode and face-to-face courses.
Join a Team
What: Play all parts in a lower-court trial while improving your public speaking skills. The assigned case alternates every year between a civil and criminal case.
When: Competitions begin in the fall. Tryouts are held in the spring and fall.
Contact: Margarita Koblasz
What: Compete in pairs in an appellate court hearing. Analyze a problem, research the relevant law, prepare written submissions and present an oral argument.
When: Competitions begin in the fall. Tryouts are held in the spring.
Contact: Eric Merriam
What: Compete in groups of three to simulate the mediation process and strengthen your debate and negotiation skills.
Contact: Christy Foley