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  • 6 - Number of graduate programs in the college ranked in the top 100 nationwide by U.S. News and World Report in March 2016
  • Fall 2015 - Launch of the Doctoral Program in Criminal Justice
  • Spring 2016 - Launch of the completely online Master of Social Work (M.S.W.) program
  • 2015-16 - Academic year in which the college recognized 25 years since its founding in 1990-91
  • > 1,700 - Number of children and adults with speech, language and hearing problems served by the Communication Disorders Clinic

Scholarly Books

Analysis of Neurogenic Disordered Discourse Production

Analysis of Neurogenic Disordered Discourse Production

By Anthony Pak Hin Kong, associate professor of communication sciences and disorders

Published in: January 2016
Aviation Law After 9/11 - Ravich

Aviation Law After September 11th, 2nd Edition

By Timothy Ravich, J.D., assistant professor of legal studies 

Published in: January 2016
Foundations of Law: Cases, Commentary and Ethics, 6th Edition

Foundations of Law: Cases, Commentary and Ethics, 6th Edition

By Ransford C. Pyle, associate professor emeritus of legal studies, and Carol M. Bast, associate professor of legal studies

Published in: January 2016
Handbook of Healthcare Management

Handbook of Healthcare Management

Edited by Myron D. Fottler, professor emeritus of health management and informatics; Donna Malvey, associate professor of health management and informatics; and Donna J. Slovensky

Published in: November 2015
Dysphagia

Dysphagia: Clinical Management in Adults and Children, 2nd Edition

By Michael E. Groher and Michael A. Crary, professor of communication sciences and disorders

Published in: September 2015
Human Resources in Healthcare: Managing for Success, 4th Edition

Human Resources in Healthcare: Managing for Success, 4th Edition

Edited by and Bruce J. Fried and Myron D. Fottler, executive director and professor of health services administration

Published in: May 2015
A Primer on Crime and Delinquency Theory

A Primer on Crime and Delinquency Theory, 4th Edition

By Robert M. Bohm, professor of criminal justice, and Brenda L. Vogel

Published in: February 2015
DSM-5 in Action

DSM-5 in Action, 2nd Edition

By Sophia F. Dziegielewski, professor of social work

Published in: December 2014
National Service and Volunteerism

National Service and Volunteerism: Achieving Impact in Our Communities

Edited by Thomas A. Bryer, director of the Center for Public and Nonprofit Management and associate professor of public administration

 

Published in: December 2014
America's Experiment with Capital Punishment

America's Experiment with Capital Punishment

By James R. Acker; Robert M. Bohm, professor of criminal justice; and Charles S. Lanier

Published in: September 2014
Continuing the War on Domestic Violence

Continuing the War on Domestic Violence, 2nd Edition

Edited by Lee Ross, associate professor of criminal justice

Published in: July 2014
mHealth: Transforming Healthcare

mHealth: Transforming Healthcare

By Donna Malvey, associate professor of health management and informatics, and Donna J. Slovensky

Published in: July 2014
Controversies in Affirmative Action

Controversies in Affirmative Action

Edited by James A. Beckman, chair of the Department of Legal Studies and associate professor of legal studies

Published in: July 2014
Higher Education beyond Job Creation

Higher Education beyond Job Creation

By Thomas A. Bryer, director of the Center for Public and Nonprofit Management and associate professor of public administration

Published in: May 2014
Disaster and Development

Disaster and Development: Examining Global Issues and Cases

Edited by Naim Kapucu, professor of public administration, and Kuotsai "Tom" Liou, professor of public administration

Published in: April 2014
International Handbook of Adolescent Pregnancy

International Handbook of Adolescent Pregnancy: Medical, Psychosocial, and Public Health Responses

Edited by Andrew Cherry and Mary Dillon, instructor of social work

Published in: January 2014
Police Culture - Adapting to the Strains of the Job

Police Culture - Adapting to the Strains of the Job

By Eugene A. Paoline III, associate professor of criminal justice, and William Terrill

Published in: November 2013
Introduction to Criminal Justice, 8th Edition

Introduction to Criminal Justice, 8th Edition

By Robert Bohm, professor of criminal justice and Keith Haley

Published in: October 2013
Handbook of Language and Literacy

Handbook of Language and Literacy: Development and Disorders, 2nd Edition

Edited by C. Addison Stone; Elaine R. Sillman; Barbara J. Ehren, professor of communication sciences and disorders and doctoral program director; and Geraldine P. Wallach

Published in: September 2013
The Changing Face of Health Care Social Work

The Changing Face of Health Care Social Work: Opportunities and Challenges for Professional Practice

By Sophia Dziegielewski, professor of social work

Published in: May 2013
Understanding the Modern Russian Police

Understanding the Modern Russian Police

By Olga B. Semukina (Ph.D. in public affairs, '07) and K. Michael Reynolds, associate professor of criminal justice

Published in: May 2013
When Teachers, Clergy, and Caretakers Sexually Abuse Children and Adolescents

When Teachers, Clergy, and Caretakers Sexually Abuse Children and Adolescents

By Mark Winton, instructor of criminal justice, and Barbara Mara

Published in: February 2013
Constitutional Limitations of Interviewing and Interrogations in American Policing

Constitutional Limitations of Interviewing and Interrogations in American Policing

By Ross Wolf, associate professor of criminal justice and associate dean of academic affairs and technology; Charles Mesloh (Ph.D. in public affairs, '03); and Robert H. Wood

Published in: January 2013
Capital Punishment's Collateral Damage

Capital Punishment's Collateral Damage

By Robert M. Bohm, professor of criminal justice

Published in: December 2012
Epidemiological Criminology

Epidemiological Criminology: A Public Health Approach to Crime and Violence

By Timothy A. Akers, Roberto Hugh Potter, professor and director of research in criminal justice, and Carl V. Hill

Published in: December 2012
Voice Disorders Workbook, 2nd Edition

Voice Disorders Workbook, 2nd Edition

By C. Sapienza and Bari Hoffman Ruddy, associate professor of communication sciences and disorders

Published in: November 2012
Voice Disorders, 2nd Edition

Voice Disorders, 2nd Edition

By C. Sapienza and Bari Hoffman Ruddy, associate professor of communication sciences and disorders

Also published: Voice Examination of Voice Disorders DVD.

Published in: November 2012
Disaster Resiliency

Disaster Resiliency - Interdisciplinary Perspectives

Edited by Naim Kapucu, professor of public administration; Christopher V. Hawkins, assistant professor of public administration; and Fernando I. Rivera, associate professor of sociology

Published in: November 2012
The Past As Prologue

The Past As Prologue: The Supreme Court's Pre-Modern Penalty Jurisprudence and Its Influence on the Supreme Court's Modern Death Penalty Decisions

By Robert M. Bohm, professor of criminal justice

Published in: October 2012
Foundations of Legal Research & Writing, 5th Edition

Foundations of Legal Research & Writing, 5th Edition

By Carol M. Bast, associate professor of legal studies, and Margie Hawkins 

Published in: August 2012
Dimensions of Long-Term Care Management

Dimensions of Long-Term Care Management

Edited by Mary Helen McSweene-Feld and Reid Oetjen, associate professor of health services administration

Published in: July 2012
Demystifying Crime and Criminal Justice

Demystifying Crime and Criminal Justice

By Robert M. Bohm, professor of criminal justice, and Jeffery T. Walker

Published in: July 2012
Obesity: Prevention and Treatment

Obesity: Prevention and Treatment

By James M. Rippe and Theodore J. Angelopoulos, professor, Department of Health Professions

Published in: May 2012
Network Governance in Response to Acts of Terrorism

Network Governance in Response to Acts of Terrorism

By Naim Kapucu, professor of public administration

Published in: May 2012
Biomedical Engineering Technician Dyanmics

Biomedical Engineering Technician Dynamics on Hospital Quality: Intangible Shared Performance Measures

By Beth Ann Fiedler (Ph.D., public affairs, '11); Roger Bowles; and Reid Oetjen, associate professor of health services administration

Published in: April 2012
Inter-Professional Hospital Quality Impact

Inter-Professional Hospital Quality Impact of Biomedical Engineering: Structural Equation Modeling

By Beth Ann Fiedler (Ph.D., public affairs, '11); Thomas T. H. Wan, associate dean for research and professor of public affairs; and Stephen Sivo, UCF College of Education

Published in: March 2012
Language and Literacy Development

Language and Literacy Development: An Interdisciplinary Focus on English Learners with Communication Disorders

By Linda I. Rosa-Lugo, associarte professor of communication sciences and disorders; F. M. Mihai; and J. W. Nutta

Published in: February 2012
Statistics for Criminology and Criminal Justice

Statistics for Criminology and Criminal Justice

By Jacinta Gau, assistant professor of criminal justice

Published in: February 2012
Healing Environments: What's the Proof?, 2nd Edition

Healing Environments: What's the Proof?, 2nd Edition

By Barbara J. Huelat and Thomas T. H. Wan, associate dean for research and professor of public affairs

Published in: November 2011
Managing Emergencies and Crises

Managing Emergencies and Crises

By Naim Kapucu, associate professor of public administration, and Alpaslan Özerdem

Published in: November 2011
What every speech-language pathologist/audiologist should know about service-learning

What Every Speech-Language Pathologist/Audiologist Should Know About Service-Learning

By Jennifer Kent-Walsh, associate professor of communication sciences and disorders

Published in: September 2011
Deathquest

Deathquest: An Introduction to the Theory and Practice of Capital Punishment in the United States, 4th Edition

By Robert M. Bohm, professor of criminal justice

Published in: August 2011
Raising a Parent

Raising a Parent

By Aaron Liberman, professor of health services administration

Published in: August 2011
Productivity in US Hospital Based Rural Health Clinics

Productivity in U.S. Hospital-Based Rural Health Clinics: A Growth Curve Analysis

By Abiy Agiro (Ph.D., public affairs, '11); Thomas T. H. Wan, associate dean for research and professor of public affairs; and Ning "Jackie" Zhang, associate professor of public affairs and program coordinator

Published in: August 2011
Fundamentals of Human Resources in Healthcare

Fundamentals of Human Resources in Healthcare

Edited by Bruce J. Fried and Myron D. Fottler, executive director and professor of health services administration

Published in: April 2011
Research Methods for Social Workers

Research Methods for Social Workers, 7th Edition

By Bonnie L. Yegidis, director of the School of Social Work and professor of social work, Robert W. Weinbach and Laura L. Myers

Published in: February 2011
Improving the Quality of Care in Nursing Homes

Improving the Quality of Care in Nursing Homes

By Thomas T. H. Wan, associate dean for research and professor of public affairs; Gerald-Mark Breen, research associate (deceased); Ning "Jackie" Zhang, associate professor of public affairs; and Lynn Unruh, associate professor of health management and informatics

Published in: September 2010
Human Resources Management Applications: Cases, Exercises, Incidents and Skill Builders, 6th Edition

Human Resources Management Applications: Cases, Exercises, Incidents and Skill Builders, 7th Edition

By Stella M. Nkomo; Myron D. Fottler, executive director and professor of health services administration; and R. Bruce McAfee

Paperback version also published in 2010

Published in: September 2010
Strategic Human Resource Management in Health Care

Strategic Human Resource Management in Health Care

Edited by Grant T. Savage; Myron D. Fottler, executive director and professor of health services administration; and Naresh Khatri

Published in: August 2010
The Retail Revolution in Health Care

The Retail Revolution in Health Care

By Myron D. Fottler, executive director and professor of health services administration, and Donna M. Malvey, associate professor of health services administration

Published in: February 2010
What Every Speech-Language Pathologist/Audiologist Should Know about Augmentative and Alternative Communication

What Every Speech-Language Pathologist/Audiologist Should Know about Augmentative and Alternative Communication

By Cathy Binger and Jennifer Kent-Walsh, associate professor of communication sciences and disorders

Published in: December 2009
Voice Disorders Workbook

Voice Disorders Workbook

By Christine Sapienza and Bari Hoffman Ruddy, associate professor of communication sciences and disorders

Published in: September 2009
The Economics of Health Reconsidered

The Economics of Health Reconsidered

By Thomas Rice and Lynn Unruh, associate professor of health services administration

Published in: August 2009
Communication and Swallowing Impairments after Brain Injury: A Handbook for Survivors and Family Members (Written in Chinese)

Communication and Swallowing Impairments after Brain Injury: A Handbook for Survivors and Family Members (Written in Chinese)

By Pak Hin "Anthony" Kong, assistant professor of communication sciences and disorders

Published in: June 2009
Measuring the Performance of Human Service Programs, 2nd Edition

Measuring the Performance of Human Service Programs, 2nd Edition

By Larry L. Martin, professor of public affairs, and Peter M. Kettner
Published in: May 2009
Performance Analysis for Public and Nonprofit Organizations

Performance Analysis for Public and Nonprofit Organizations

By XiaoHu "Shawn" Wang, associate professor of public administration

Published in: February 2009
Response to Intervention: An Action Guide for School Leaders

Response to Intervention: An Action Guide for School Leaders

By Barbara J. Ehren, professor of communication sciences and disorders; Tom C. Ehren, clinical instructor of communication sciences and disorders; and Janet L. Proly, graduate student in education, communication sciences and disorders track

Published in: January 2009
Florida Courts, 5th Edition

Florida Courts, 5th Edition

By Carol Bast, associate professor of legal studies

Published in: December 2008
Contracting for Construction Services: Understanding Capital Improvement Contract Management

Contracting for Construction Services: Understanding Capital Improvement Contract Management

By Wendell C. Lawther, associate professor of public administration, and John O. Adler

Published in: December 2008
Profiling Violent Crimes: An Investigative Tool, 4th Edition

Profiling Violent Crimes: An Investigative Tool, 4th Edition

By Ronald M. Holmes and Stephen T. Holmes, associate professor of criminal justice

Published in: November 2008
Voice Disorders

Voice Disorders

By Christine Sapienza and Bari Hoffman Ruddy, associate professor of communication sciences and disorders

Published in: November 2008
Interviews, Interrogations, Contacts and Questioning

Interviews, Interrogations, Contacts and Questioning

By Ross Wolf, assistant professor of criminal justice; Charles Mesloh (Ph.D., Public Affairs, '03); and Robert H. Wood, assistant professor of legal studies

Published in: August 2008
From Tradition to Modern Age: Turkish Public Administration

From Tradition to Modern Age: Turkish Public Administration

By Naim Kapucu, associate professor of public administration, and Hamit Palabiyik

Published in: June 2008
Policing in America: A Balance of Forces, 4th Edition

Policing in America: A Balance of Forces, 4th Edition

By Robert H. Langworthy, chair and professor of criminal justice, and Lawrence F. Travis

Published in: June 2008
A Concise Guide to Criminal Justice

A Concise Guide to Criminal Justice

By Robert M. Bohm, professor of criminal justice

Published in: June 2008
Sex Crimes: Patterns and Behaviors, 3rd Edition

Sex Crimes: Patterns and Behaviors, 3rd Edition

By Stephen T. Holmes, associate professor of criminal justice and associate dean for graduate studies and technology, and Ronald M. Holmes

Published in: June 2008
The Death Penalty Today

The Death Penalty Today

Edited by Robert M. Bohm, professor of criminal justice

Published in: April 2008
Social Work Practice with Families: A Resiliency Based Approach

Social Work Practice with Families: A Resiliency Based Approach

By Mary Patricia Van Hook, professor emeritus of social work

Published in: February 2008

The health care informatics master's program at UCF really helped me connect with the industry, meet people at conferences and sit for the most-desired certification exams."
— Michael Neimann,  M.S. in health care informatics ('14)
My internship with the District 9 Medical Examiner’s Office was one of the greatest experiences of my life. I gained an excellent understanding of the medical examiner’s office and the criminal justice field in general."
— Adam Stubley,  B.S. in criminal justice, criminal profiling certificate ('11)
UCF provides its physical therapy students with an excellent education and prepares them to work in the most challenging of settings."
— Jamie Dyson,  Rehabilitation Supervisor, Orlando Regional Medical Center
UCF's program provided me the opportunity to expedite my student experience while attaining practical experience working within local health systems."
— Daniel Barr,  V.P. at National Children's Hospital; M.S. in health sciences, health services administration track ('04)
My master's education helped me see the big picture of the nonprofit industry. UCF showed me how to see the different fundraising tools within the Central Florida area."
— Krysti Griffith,  Executive Director of Growth from Grief; Master of Nonprofit Management ('12)
The course opened my eyes to grant writing ... I learned a great deal and you [Barbara Howell] are truly an excellent instructor."
— Deborah Reith,  Master of Public Administration student who secured a $10,000 federal grant through a course project; B.S. in criminal justice ('86)
The skills I learned during my time at UCF are what made my transition to law school so seamless."
— Jacqueline Iaquinta,  Touro Law Center student; B.S. in legal studies ('10)
As an inaugural graduate of the M.R.A. program at UCF, I can attest to the outstanding curriculum developed for research administrators. "
— April Heyward,  Post Award Services Coordinator, University of South Carolina; Master of Research Administration ('13)
It was at UCF that I first learned many of the skills that I’ve since honed, including mapping with GIS software - an ability I found invaluable to my search for internships, graduate-level coursework, and employment."
— Richard "Ben" Hagen,  Research and Communications Associate, New Economy Project, New York City; B.S. in public administration ('10)
I am excited to be able to give back to the program that invested so much in me. It is truly and honor and a privilege."
— Carlos Gual,  Instructor of Athletic Training; B.S. in athletic training ('09)
The faculty advisor [at my medical school] was amazed that I had the opportunity to truly participate in the full spectrum of research as an undergraduate. "
— Chase Cavayero, medical student at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicince, B.S. in health sciences - pre-clinical ('13),  
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