Welcome to HPA
Health Policy and Administration (HPA)
The Division of Health Policy and Administration (HPA) offers practice-based, values-based education from experienced, professional faculty in the best city for shaping the future of health, leading to great careers.
We have 1,000 alumni serving around the world. Our research seeks solutions to real-world problems.
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How to Apply
The School of Public Health offers a variety of enrollment options. In addition to regular full-time enrollment, part-time enrollment (less than 9 semester hours) is available for students who have competing professional or personal responsibilities. For some degrees, students may select either an online or onsite program. See what we offer...
HPA faculty receives a grant from NIH
Elizabeth Calhoun, HPA faculty receives a grant from NIH to study access to care and health disparities among underserved and minority women with breast cancer in Chicago. The UIC Center for Population Health and Health Disparities is one of 10 sites across the country to receive funding from the NIH to study racial and ethnic disparities in health. Read more...
Paving the way
HPA frequently contributes to local, national, and global public health dialogues. Members of our faculty are currently exploring cancer screening in underserved populations, practices and devices used to to reduce firefighter injury, and the relationship between communal housing and substance abuse recovery. Their discoveries are paving the way for healthier and happier populations. Learn more...