The Certificate of Proficiency in Victim Advocacy provides a strong theoretical and applied foundation for those interested in assisting victims of crime. This interdisciplinary program builds upon the basic elements of the American criminal justice system by incorporating coursework from allied social sciences disciplines relevant to crime, courts, and human dynamics.
Program Admission and Prerequisites:The program is open to all majors and has no special admissions prerequisites or requirements.
Grade Requirements:A minimum grade of “C” in all courses counted towards the completion of the certificate (no “C-” or lower grades allowed).
Credit Hour Requirements:A total of 19-21 credit hours is required for completion of the certificate program.
Program Code: 7053CP
All advising for the Certificate of Proficiency in Victim Advocacy will be conducted by Criminal Justice Advisors working through the Department of Criminal Justice (801-626-6146).