Citizen Professional Center

Mission Statement

The Citizen Professional Center will be a national leader in preparing professionals for effective democratic engagement with communities and in generating community-based research that advances knowledge and solves local problems.

What We Do

  • Teach and mentor a wide range of professionals in citizen work, including health care professionals, educators, therapists, social service professionals, and public officials.
  • Promote citizen professionalism in the education of students at the University through coursework and mentoring.
  • Conduct and promote community based participatory research on problems of concern to communities and professionals.

Our Projects

From students against tobacco use, to family education and diabetes, the Citizen Professional Center has many ongoing projects. Learn more about the ongoing projects here.