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See yourself in the College for Health, Community & Policy

If you want to make your community and world a better place and contribute toward solutions toward advancing human health, our majors/minors may be fit for you.

Do you see yourself here?

  • You’ve always wanted to work in law enforcement, whether at the local police level or the FBI.
  • You think about why some neighborhoods have better streets, sidewalks, and schools than others.
  • You’re interested in using data to help solve community problems.
  • You love the idea of working for a nonprofit agency to tackle social or environmental concerns.
  • You want a secure public sector job, with good benefits and a steady route to salary increases and promotions.
  • You have an interest in the health professions and sports science medicine.
  • You are fascinated with human behavior and all the factors that influence the health of an individual.

Our newest program, the Minor in Civic Engagement, offers students an understanding of civic participation. Students develop skills such as teamwork, problem-solving and critical thinking skills to solve real world problems and prepare them for success in any industry they choose. Learn more.

Meet our Alumni

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Asaiah Puente, ’17

Bachelor of Public Administration

Minor in Nonprofit Management

Certificate in Equity and Inclusion

Executive Assistant/Development Associate for the Arts Council of Fort Worth

“My main roles in my position consist of donor relations, grant program development and gifts processing. The COPP program shaped my future with their amazing professors. I wasn’t just taught from a textbook; I was taught from the valuable experiences my professors had in the nonprofit sector and I was able to apply that knowledge to my career.”

 

 

 

Stacia LopezStacia Lopez, ’18

Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice

Crime Gun Intelligence Coordinator

“As a Crime Gun Intelligence Coordinator, I am responsible for entering evidence, performing acquisitions and correlations review utilizing the Integrated Ballistics Identification System (IBIS) equipment to put into the National Integrated Ballistic Information Network.”  “Even though I do not participate in the investigative process, I have the ability to assist in identifying violent criminals, members of violent gangs, and criminal organizations who are associated with firearms trafficking and other criminal activity.”

 

 

 

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Dieter Cantu, ’15

Bachelor of Public Administration

Minor in Nonprofit Management

Lead Criminal Justice Organizer for the Texas Organizing Project, Harris County Office, Houston, Texas

“As the Lead Criminal Justice Organizer for Texas Organizing Project, I work on reforming the bail system, implementing cite and release, ending debtor’s prison, and advocating for police accountability and youth justice.”

 

 

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Phone: (210) 458-2530
Email: HCAP@utsa.edu