Creighton University Health Sciences Multicultural and Community Affairs is recognized and respected as an innovative center that pioneers and synthesizes community, education, and research in the development of future healthcare professionals who are culturally aware and work toward the elimination of health disparities.
Our goals are:
To recruit under represented or disadvantaged students and faculty in the Health Science schools who will promote health and health equality to a diverse population.
To provide and promote retention activities for culturally competent under represented students and faculty.
To promote, expand and cultivate cultural awareness to campus and community.
To address health disparities through teaching, research and community advocacy.
To seek funding opportunities for innovative, integrative and coordinated approaches for the continued and expanded training of diverse healthcare professionals.
Creighton is eager to recruit, assist and retain qualified disadvantaged students. HS-MACA works to ensure their academic and professional development. HSMACA offers: Health Careers Seminars, Summer Research Programs, Financial Counseling, Academic Counseling, Resources for Scholarship searches, Social and Cultural Activities and Pre-Health Advising.
Several Creighton student organizations and programs promote health sciences careers for minority students. These groups offer lifelong personal and career benefits to their members.
Creighton offers scholarships for disadvantaged students to promote diverse enrollment in all health sciences programs. Contact us to learn more about HSMACA and how Creighton can assist you in financing the health career of your dreams.