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Welcome to the College of Public Service

Welcome to the College of Public Service


UHD is now on Step 4 - Green.

CPS COVID-19 Site - A list of contact information for students during the Step 4 - Green phase.
Masks are not required. UHD encourages unvaccinated people to wear masks. UHD encourages vaccinations​. For those who prefer to wear a mask, they may certainly continue to do so. Visit COVID-19 Emergency Management​ page for more information.

UHD Virtual Lobbies information - get virtual assistance from UHD departments and colleges.


Summer and Fall 2021 Registration is Now Open! Contact your advisor to register. Reach us by phone, email, or virtually via our virtual lobby, virtual appointments, or virtual drop-ins. Please visit CPS Advising for more information.

College of Public Service

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The College of Public Service provides students with the knowledge, tools, and humanistic practices they need to facilitate the advancement of diverse constituents and effective resolutions for public service issues. We strive to engage in dynamic research to improve the quality of our area schools, justice institutions, and social service agencies, and to instill scholarship, integrity and responsibility in tomorrow’s leaders. We offer 5 undergraduate degrees and 2 graduate degrees. Top 10 Reasons to Choose CPS at UHD

College of Public Service By the Numbers


Degrees Offered

Choose from 5 undergraduate degrees and 2 masters degrees at the College of Public Service.


Recommend to Students

Students who are graduating would recommend the College of Public Service to their family and friends.


Students Feel Confident

Students are confident they will carry out their professional responsibilities upon graduation.


Financial Assistance

Approximately 82% of UHD’s full-time students receive on average $10,000 in scholarships, grants and/or loans each year.


Service-Learning Locations

Our students are given the opportunity to enhance their learning through real-world experiences.

Student:Faculty Ratio

Our faculty gets to know our students by name.



The University of Houston-Downtown is the most diverse University in the Southern Region of the USA.

Last updated 7/12/2021 4:04 AM