College for Health, Community and Policy
UTSA College for Health, Community and Policy

Advancing human health from a transdisciplinary perspective

The mission of UTSA’s new College for Health, Community & Policy will center on an overarching concept of health, inclusive of its broader elements of wellness and well-being. This structure is designed to better prepare students for the modern setting of human health related careers, in which physician scientists, nurses, therapists, technicians, social workers, social service and public service workers and policymakers work together to deliver comprehensive health solutions that advance local Texas communities.

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Timeline

Fall 2018

UTSA launches Human Health Initiative to explore a student-centric college structure

Summer 2019

UT System approves proposal to establish new college

Fall 2019

Search for founding dean begins
Visioning sessions / community roundtables

January 2020

College officially launches

Early Spring 2020

Founding dean begins

Spring 2020

Joint planning for CEPH accreditation

Degree Opportunities

Criminology and Criminal Justice

Criminology and Criminal Justice

Deography

Demography

Kinesiology

Kinesiology

Kinesiology

Nutrition and Dietetics

Psychology

Psychology

Public Administration

Public Administration

Public Health

Public Health

Social Work

Social Work

Sociology

Sociology

Impact

Healthcare-related jobs in San Antonio are rapidly on the rise — more than 8,750 jobs were added in the last five years, and growth in various health-related programs at UTSA indicate a strong interest among our students to pursue these careers. The College for Health, Community & Policy capitalizes on UTSA’s deep and broad expertise in health science and health policy to better facilitate student preparation and address health disparities. With the rich network of community partners, UTSA stands to accelerate collaborative work for the benefit to students, faculty, the San Antonio community and beyond.

Featured News

New college approved by U.T. System

New college approved by U.T. System

UTSA has received approval from the University of Texas System and the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to launch the College for Health, Community and Policy effective Jan. 1, 2020.

Developing a human health-related college

Developing a human health-related college

Human Health Planning Advisory Task Force develops transdisciplinary framework for new college.

Initial framework and next steps for establishing a human health-related college

Initial framework and next steps for establishing a human health-related college

An update on the Human Health Initiative, including an initial framework and next steps for establishing a human health–related college at UTSA