The College of Health and Public Service, formerly the College of Public Affairs and Community Service, takes academics beyond the classroom and into the community, offering hands-on experience across a variety of social issues. Nationally ranked graduate programs include audiology, city management and urban policy, public management administration, rehabilitation counseling, and an online criminal justice program.

  • Online graduate criminal justice program ranked 1st in the nation for affordability by Collegechoice.net
  • Online bachelor's in urban policy and planning program ranked 1st in the nation for affordability by GreatValueColleges.net
  • Online graduate rehabilitation counseling program ranked 2nd in the nation by TheBestSchools.org
  • Bachelor’s nonprofit leadership studies program ranked 5th in the nation by BestValueSchools.org
  • Online master's in criminal justice with specialty in justice policy and administration ranked 5th in the nation by Intelligent.com
  • M.P.A. (graduate public administration) program with specialty in homeland security and emergency management ranked 2nd in Texas, 6th among public universities and 9th overall in the nation by U.S. News & World Report
  • Online graduate rehabilitation counseling program ranked 7th in the nation for affordability by BestCounselingDegrees.net
  • M.P.A. (graduate public administration) program with specialty in local government management ranked 1st in Texas and 10th among public universities and 11th overall in the nation by U.S. News & World Report
  • Graduate rehabilitation counseling program ranked 1st in Texas, 11th among public universities and 12th overall in the nation by U.S. News & World Report
  • Online master's in criminal justice program ranked 16th in the nation by BestMastersPrograms.org
  • Online master's in rehabilitation counseling program ranked 16th in the nation by Intelligent.com
  • Online master's in health and services administration program with concentration in gerontology ranked 17th in the nation by Intelligent.com
  • Master's in speech-language pathology program ranked 19th in the nation by GradReports.com
  • Undergraduate public health program ranked 21st in the nation by BestHealthDegrees.com
  • Online master's in behavior analysis program ranked 22nd in the nation for affordability by Intelligent.com
  • M.P.A. (graduate public administration) program ranked 22nd in the nation by GreatBusinessSchools.org
  • Online bachelor's in criminal justice program ranked 24th in the nation for affordability by TheBestSchools.org
  • Online graduate criminal justice program ranked 25th in the nation by UniversityHQ.org
  • Online graduate criminal justice program ranked 29th in the nation by U.S. News & World Report
  • Online graduate criminal justice program ranked 29th in the nation by MastersProgramsGuide.com
  • Undergraduate addiction studies program ranked 31st for affordability in the nation by UniversityHQ.org
  • M.P.A. (graduate public administration) program ranked 3rd in Texas, 51st among public universities and 70th overall in the nation by U.S. News & World Report
  • Graduate audiology programs ranked 60th in the nation by U.S. News & World Report 
  • Undergraduate criminal justice program ranked 60th in the nation by CollegeFactual.com
  • Undergraduate criminal justice program ranked 4th in Texas by BestValueSchools.org