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    Address:1002 Commerce Street Suite 420
    Houston, Texas 77002

    Phone Numbers:

    General: 713-221-8906
    Fax: 713-223-7440
    CPS Advising: 713-221-8906
    Undergraduate Admissions: 713-221-8522
    Graduate Admissions: 713-221-8093

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Criminal Justice Training Center

Criminal Justice Training Center

"Affordable Quality Training in the Heart of Downtown."

Criminal Justice Training Center At UHD

Mallett Undergraduate Student Teaching Scholarship ​

​The Mallett Scholarship is available to undergraduate students entering the semester of student teaching. Students who meet the initial requirements are eligible to apply for the $3,500 scholarship.
Due Dates: end of November for spring awards and end of March for fall awards.

The College Of Public Service


The University of Houston-Downtown College of Public Service exists to educate and develop public servants, advocates, and leaders in criminal justice, education, and social work.


The CPS will prepare students to examine public policy, build bridges, and make a positive difference in the areas of Education, Criminal Justice, and Social Work in the greater Houston community and our world.

We offer 4 undergraduate degrees and 3 graduate degrees. Top 10 Reasons to Choose CPS at UHD

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College of Public Service By the Numbers


Degrees Offered
Choose from 5 undergraduate degrees and 4 masters degrees at the College of Public Service.


Recommend to Students
Students who are graduating would recommend the College of Public Service to their family and friends.


Students Feel Confident
Students are confident they will carry out their professional responsibilities upon graduation.


Financial Assistance
Approximately 82% of UHD’s full-time students receive on average $10,000 in scholarships, grants and/or loans each year.


Service-Learning Locations
Our students are given the opportunity to enhance their learning through real-world experiences.


Student:Faculty Ratio
Our faculty gets to know our students by name.


The University of Houston-Downtown is the most diverse University in the Southern Region of the USA.