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Upcoming vitalvoices Events

The Multidisciplinary Nature of Child Exploitation Investigations​ (Panel Discussion)

Thursday, September 21st​, 9:30am - 11:30am

Hosted by: Dr. Elizabeth Gilmore​ (Featuring Tony Goodwin and Brandon Poor, aka, The Catfish Cops​)​​

A HPD police officer, a forensic interviewer, an assistant attorney general, a victim advocate, and the Catfish Cops are joined by Dr. Beth Gilmore to discuss the teamwork involved in combatting this modern day evil. Event will be held live in C-100 and via zoom.

​​Register Today​​​

New Urban Education Graduate Scholarship​

​The new "Urban Education Graduate Scholarship" will award $1,650 to selected students in the Fall 2023 semester. "​All new MAT and MEDL students" are only eligible to apply for this scholarship, which will cover half of Fall tuition!


Urban Education Scholarship​Emeritus Max Castillo

​​The Emeritus Max Castillo ​Scholarship was founded in honor of former UHD President Max Castillo. As such, the scholarship is open to undergraduate preservice teachers admitted to the UE program.

​​​​The scholarship provides $1,100 once a year for the fall semester, and it should be used towards tuition, books, fees, and/or supplies for the upcoming academic semester.  ​

For More Information​

The College Of Public Service


The University of Houston-Downtown College of Public Service exists to educate and develop public servants, advocates, and leaders in criminal justice, education, and social work.

We offer 4​ undergraduate degrees and 3 graduate degrees. Top 10 Reasons to Choose CPS at UHD

More About the College of Public Service

advisors on South Deck

 Have an Advising Question?

​"Hello gators, with the upcoming semester fastly approaching and you have any advising questions for us please let us know."

 UHD College of Public Service: A Private Tour with Jasmine

Jasmine Braimer, Criminal Justice Student,  will give you a private tour of the College of Public Service  at the University of Houston-Downtown.

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 9/20/2023 8:02 PM