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Idaho State University, Pocatello

Last Modified: 10/31/2018
Dep. of Comm. Sciences & Disorders
College of Rehabilitation & Comm Science
921 S 8th Ave MS 8116
Pocatello, ID 83209-8116
Phone: (208)282-4196
Fax: (208)282-4571
E-mail Address: csd@isu.edu
https://www.isu.edu/csd/

CAA Accreditation Information

Accredited

Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology
CAA Accredited (MS) (2017 - 2025)
Accreditation includes: Distance Education (Since 2009), Satellite Location(s)
Next Accreditation Review: February 2024

Accredited

Clinical Entry-Level Doctoral Degree Audiology
CAA Accredited (clinical entry level AuD) (2017 - 2025)
Next Accreditation Review: February 2024

Programs

Undergraduate Degree - Bachelor of Science (BS)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Rehabilitation and Communication Sciences
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
No
Entire Degree Offered Online:
No
Part-Time Enrollment:
Yes
Multicultural/Bilingual Emphasis:
No multicultural or bilingual emphasis
Study Abroad Opportunities:
The degree program does not offer study abroad opportunities.
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Audiologic assessment
Audiologic (re)habilitation
Balance
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing: normal processes, disorders
Pediatric audiology
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Fluency: normal processes, disorders
Head/neck cancers/laryngectomy
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Speech production: articulation, phonology
Swallowing
Cognitive communication (e.g., dementia, traumatic brain injury)
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Counseling
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (academic, clinical, supervision)
Service delivery models
Telepractice
Interprofessional practice/interprofessional education
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 3
Total dollar amount: $560,599
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Pre-Audiology or Pre-Speech Language Pathology tracks Undergraduate research experience
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Application Process:
University online application

Enrollment

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
139

Graduation

Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 34
Part time: 3
Total: 37

Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology - Master of Science (MS)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Rehabilitation and Communication Sciences
Program Director:
Joni Loftin and Daniel Hudock
Clinic Director:
Shauna Smith
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
No
Entire Degree Offered Online:
Yes
Part-Time Enrollment:
Yes
Multicultural/Bilingual Emphasis:
No multicultural or bilingual emphasis
Study Abroad Opportunities:
The degree program does not offer study abroad opportunities.
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Audiologic assessment
Audiologic (re)habilitation
Balance
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing: normal processes, disorders
Pediatric audiology
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Fluency: normal processes, disorders
Head/neck cancers/laryngectomy
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Speech production: articulation, phonology
Swallowing
Cognitive communication (e.g., dementia, traumatic brain injury)
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Counseling
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (academic, clinical, supervision)
Service delivery models
Telepractice
Interprofessional practice/interprofessional education
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 3
Total dollar amount: $560,599
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
AAC Camp, Oromyofacial Disorders Clinic, Children with hearing loss Intensive Interprofessional Stuttering Clinic, Intensive Aphasia Interdisciplinary Intervention Clinic
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Email Address: csd@isu.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: February 01
Application Process:
CSD Central Application Service (CSDCAS)
University online application
Application Requirements:
CSD undergraduate degree
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 62
Quantitative reasoning: 37
Analytical writing: 61
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
3.28 - 4.00
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
Yes
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, and anyone may register
Offer Prerequisite Courses Online:
Yes
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 168
Part-time Students: 309
Total: 477
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 77
Part time: 65
Total: 142
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
3

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
58
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 74
Part-time students: 53
Total: 127
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 74
Part-time students: 53
Total: 127

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 60
Additional Requirements:
Comprehensive exam
Thesis
Other: Portfolio for non-thesis students
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 6
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 32
Part time: 11
Total: 43

Clinical Entry Level Doctoral Degree in Audiology - Doctor of Audiology (AuD)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Rehabilitation and Communication Sciences
Program Director:
Mary Whitaker
Clinic Director:
Jenn Holst
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
No
Entire Degree Offered Online:
No
Part-Time Enrollment:
Yes
Multicultural/Bilingual Emphasis:
No multicultural or bilingual emphasis
Study Abroad Opportunities:
The degree program does not offer study abroad opportunities.
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Audiologic assessment
Audiologic (re)habilitation
Balance
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing: normal processes, disorders
Pediatric audiology
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Fluency: normal processes, disorders
Head/neck cancers/laryngectomy
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Speech production: articulation, phonology
Swallowing
Cognitive communication (e.g., dementia, traumatic brain injury)
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Counseling
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (academic, clinical, supervision)
Service delivery models
Telepractice
Interprofessional practice/interprofessional education
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 3
Total dollar amount: $560,599
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
Exceptional clinical training with diverse placements; Implantables experience including cochlear implants and bone anchored hearing aids (BAHA); Audiology & Physical Therapy Interdisciplinary Dizziness and Balance Clinic; International mission trips
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Email Address: brocjeff@isu.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: January 15
Application Process:
CSD Central Application Service (CSDCAS)
University online application
Application Requirements:
CSD undergraduate degree
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Average GRE Score for Applicants Offered Admission:
Verbal reasoning: 49
Quantitative reasoning: 36
Analytical writing: 65
GPA Range for Applicants Offered Admission:
2.54 - 4.00
Undergraduate Prerequisites Required:
Yes
Offer Prerequisite Courses:
Yes, and anyone may register
Offer Prerequisite Courses Online:
Yes
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 54
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 54
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 24
Part time: 0
Total: 24
Number of Admission Offers with Funding:
None

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
8
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 8
Part-time students: 0
Total: 8
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 25
Part-time students: 0
Total: 25

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 105
Additional Requirements:
Capstone project
Comprehensive exam
Average Time to Degree (CED):
Total semesters: 11
Total Number of Degrees Granted:
Full time: 6
Part time: 0
Total: 6

Research Doctoral Degree in Speech and Hearing Science - Other (PhD in Rehabilitation and Communication Sciences)

General

Administrative Location:
College of Rehabilitation and Communication Sciences
Combined Degree Programs Offered:
No
Entire Degree Offered Online:
No
Part-Time Enrollment:
Yes
Study Abroad Opportunities:
The degree program does not offer study abroad opportunities.
Areas of Research:
Audiology/Hearing Science:
Audiologic assessment
Audiologic (re)habilitation
Balance
Electrophysiology (otoacoustic emissions, auditory, electrocochleography, intraoperative monitoring)
Hearing: normal processes, disorders
Pediatric audiology
Speech-Language Pathology/Speech and Language Science:
Aphasia
Fluency: normal processes, disorders
Head/neck cancers/laryngectomy
Language: typical development, normal processes, disorders
Speech production: articulation, phonology
Swallowing
Cognitive communication (e.g., dementia, traumatic brain injury)
General to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology:
Counseling
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (academic, clinical, supervision)
Service delivery models
Telepractice
Interprofessional practice/interprofessional education
Institution Grants and Contract(s)
Federally funded research grant(s): 3
Total dollar amount: $560,599
Federally funded personnel preparation grant(s): 0
Total dollar amount: $0
Postdoctoral Opportunities:
No postdoctoral opportunities
Specialty Tracks / Unique Features:
The newly created PhD program offers an interdisciplinary approach to research, inlcluding
Minority Serving Institution:
No Specific Department of Education Designation
NSSLHA Chapter:
Yes

Admissions

Admission Contact:
Email Address: crcs@isu.edu
Application Deadline(s):
Application deadline for Fall admission: February 01
Application Process:
University online application
Application Requirements:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
Personal interview
Letters of recommendation: 3
Writing sample/essay: 1
Number of Applications Received:
Full-time Students: 0
Part-time Students: 0
Total: 0
Number of Admission Offers:
Full time: 0
Part time: 0
Total: 0

Enrollment

Target Class Size:
Data not available.
First-Year Enrollment:
Full-time students: 0
Part-time students: 0
Total: 0
Total Graduate Enrollment:
Full-time students: 0
Part-time students: 0
Total: 0

Graduation

Credit Hour Requirement:
Total semester credit hours: 60
Additional Requirements:
Dissertation
Research Doctoral Degrees Granted:
0