The College of Health Professions offers programs of professional education leading to the Associate of Science degree in Radiography; the Bachelor of Arts degree in Health Education; Bachelor of Science degrees in Dental Hygiene, Dietetics, Health Care Administration, Health Education, Nursing, Physician Assistant Studies, Radiography, and Speech Pathology and Audiology; Master of Counseling degrees in Mental Health Counseling, School Counseling, and Student Affairs and College Counseling; Master of Science degrees in Audiology, Deaf Education, Health Education, Nursing, and Speech-Language Pathology; a Master of Physical Therapy degree; and a Doctor of Education degree in Counselor Education and Counseling. A Dietetic Internship Certificate Program is offered at the post-graduate level. 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 Counseling in Mental Health Counseling, the Master of Science in Nursing and the Master of Science in Speech Pathology, all offered in Boise. The Master of Science in Nursing includes a nurse practitioner option which is offered in Pocatello, Boise and Lewiston.
Revised: April 17, 1996