The MCH Pipeline Training Program is an undergraduate training program that prepares future Communication Sciences and Disorders, Physical Therapy, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Psychology, Social Work, Medicine, Dentistry and Public Health professionals from underrepresented groups to provide culturally competent, interdisciplinary services to children with special health care needs and their families.

You are encouraged to apply for the MCH Pipeline Training Program if you:

  • are early in your undergraduate career at UWM in one of the specified majors;
  • are from an underrepresented group (African American, Hispanic, Native American, Asian American, males, individuals with disabilities, and individuals who are financially disadvantaged); and
  • have a strong academic background or superior performance in employment.

The MCH Pipeline Training Program is a pipeline training initiative funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau (Grant #T16MC06953, 2016-2021).

To learn more, contact the program directors at

Majors and careers in the MCH Pipeline Training Program

  • Dentistry
  • Medicine
  • Nursing
  • Nutrition
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Psychology
  • Public Health
  • Social Work
  • Speech-Language Pathology or Audiology