College of Rehabilitation and Communication Sciences

Program Description Type Degree
Communication Sciences and Disorders, Pre-Speech-Language Pathology, B.S.DegreeB.S.
Communication Sciences and Disorders, Pre-Audiology, B.S.DegreeB.S.
Sign Language Interpreting, B.S.DegreeB.S.
Sign Language Studies, A.S.DegreeA.S.
Sign Language Studies, MinorMinor
Health Science, B.S. with Concentration in Pre-Occupational TherapyDegreeB.S.
Health Science, B.S. with Concentration in Pre-Occupational Therapy, AcceleratedDegreeB.S.

The College of Rehabilitation and Communication Sciences (CRCS) is home to 5 professions organized in 2 departments: the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) and the Department of Physical and Occupational Therapy (DPOT). The structure of the College reflects the organization found in many educational and medical facilities, acknowledging the strong relationships found among these disciplines. The PhD in Rehabilitation and Communication Sciences spans both departments.  

Mission Statement

The shared mission of the College of Rehabilitation and Communication Sciences (CRCS) is to advance the overall missions of Idaho State University and the Kasiska Division of Health Sciences by educating current and future rehabilitation and communication science professionals. The CRCS fosters interprofessional academic and clinical experiences for the faculty and students to promote excellence in providing collaborative evidence-based practice, and ethical patient/client-centered care. We serve the state of Idaho and the world by providing innovative, accessible learning experiences via on-site, distance and online courses, graduating knowledgeable, accomplished professionals, and influencing future professional practice through our vital contributions to research and creative scholarly activities.  

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