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The Doctor of Philosophy, PhD, in Rehabilitation and Communication Sciences program is offered through the School of Rehabilitation and Communication Sciences (SRCS) at Idaho State University (ISU), including programs in AudiologyOccupational TherapyPhysical Therapy, and Speech Language Pathology. ISU is a Carnegie Classified Research Doctoral Granting Institution, and is Idaho’s premiere university for the health sciences, offering 20 programs with 63 degrees in health sciences fields. The PhD program is individually tailored to students’ academic and professional goals and is focused on training students to become high-quality academicians and independent scholars within their professions. 

Admissions: Rolling Admissions with the following priority consideration dates February 15 (summer or fall) and October 15 (spring). 
Please contact our program directors with any questions. 

PhD in Rehabilitation and Communication Sciences Manual

PhD Studies Committee Policy


PhD Leadership

PhD Program Director

A light skin toned woman with black glasses and brown hair in a bun. She is wearing a blue shirt with a black blazer and a silver chain necklace, she is smiling.

Victoria (Tori) Scharp, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Associate Professor- Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology



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