Chilton Hall, Room 289
1155 Union Circle #311340
Denton, TX 76203-5017
Web site: www.hps.unt.edu
Nicole Dash, Dean
Chandra Carey, Academic Associate Dean
Julia Heck, Associate Dean for Research
The College of Health and Public Service (HPS) prepares students to address complex social issues such as aging, disability, disaster, criminal justice, cultural disparities, employment, health, public administration, public health and public safety. The college houses seven academic departments with undergraduate and graduate programs, the Center for Public Management, the UNT Speech and Hearing Center, the Collegiate Recovery Program and a number of professional development and clinical training programs.
HPS students train to become professionals strengthening our communities by serving as audiologists, behavior analysts, city managers, emergency managers, health care administrators, public safety administrators, public health specialists, rehabilitation counselors, speech language pathologists and social workers.
Master’s level degrees offered by HPS include:
- MS in Behavior Analysis and fully online and practitioner-oriented MA in Applied Behavior Analysis.
- MS in Criminal Justice with both a campus based and 100% online program.
- MS in Emergency Management and Disaster Science.
- MS in Health Services Administration – in a completely online accelerated format.
- MPA in Public Administration. US News and World Report ranks this program as #1 in Texas and #5 in the nation (2019).
- MS in Rehabilitation Counseling with both a campus based and 100% online programs. US News and World Report ranks this program as #1 in Texas and #12 in the nation (2019).
- MSW in Social Work in joint program with Texas Woman’s University.
- MS in Speech Language Pathology.
Doctoral degrees offered by HPS include:
- AuD in Audiology
- PhD in Health Services Research with concentrations in Applied Gerontology, Audiology and Speech Language Pathology, Behavior Analysis or Rehabilitation Science
- PhD in Public Administration and Management