Linda C. Hatzenbuehler, Ph.D., Dean
Delane C. Kritsky, Ph.D., Associate Dean
The College of Health Professions offers programs of professional education leading to the degrees of Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene, Bachelor of Science in Dietetics, Bachelor of Science in Health Care Administration, Bachelor of Arts in Health Education, Bachelor of Science in Health Education, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Associate of Science and Bachelor of Science in Radiography, Bachelor of Science in Speech Pathology and Audiology, Master of Science in Audiology, Master of Science in Deaf Education, Master of Science in Health Education, Master of Science in Nursing, Master of Physical Therapy, Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology. A Pre-Professional Practice Program (AP4) is offered in Dietetics. Each curriculum combines a core of liberal arts and professional subjects with clinical experience.
The College of Health Professions cooperates with the Creighton University Boyne School of Dentistry and basic science departments at Idaho State University in offering the first year of dental education through the Idaho Dental Education Program (IDEP). Students then spend their second, third, and fourth years at Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska.
For the purpose of providing opportunities for students to obtain appropriate clinical experience, the Department of Dental Hygiene operates an on-campus dental hygiene clinic and the Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology operates a speech and hearing center. The College delivers outreach Bachelor of Science and Master of Science programs in Nursing in Twin Falls. Outreach programming also includes the Master of Science in Nursing and the Master of Science in Speech Pathology in Boise. The Master of Science degree in Nursing includes a nurse practitioner option which is offered in Pocatello and Boise.