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Urban Health Program

The Urban Health Program (UHP) was established in 1978 and with the mission to increase the number of underrepresented students in the Health Sciences. The goal of the Urban Health Program in the Graduate College is to increase the number of underrepresented minority graduate students conducting health sciences-related research at UIC.  The Graduate College awards many MA, MS, and PhD degrees offered through the following colleges each year: College of Applied Health Sciences, College of Dentistry, College of Engineering, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, College of Medicine, College of Nursing, College of Pharmacy, as well as the School of Public Health.  In addtion, we offer professional development, graduate fellowships, and other initiatives to recruit, retain, and ensure the success of UHP graduate students.

For more information please contact: Lunaire Ford, Ph.D.  Assistant Dean, Office of Recruitment and Diversity • 601 South Morgan, Chicago, IL 60607, Suite 603 University Hall (UH) • Email: • Phone:(312) 413-2556

For the most up-to-date and complete information about these degree programs, please consult the online Graduate College Catalog.