Our Health Professions Mission
Our State-Assigned Role and Mission
Per direction of the Idaho State Board of Education, "Idaho State University is a doctoral university serving a diverse population through research, state and regional public service, undergraduate and graduate programs. The university also has specific responsibilities in delivering programs in the health professions.
"Idaho State University will formulate its academic plan and generate programs with primary emphasis on health professions, the related biological and physical sciences, and teacher preparation."
Idaho State University offers educational programs in more than 30 health professional disciplines. Included are associate, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees, as well as certificate programs, internships and residencies.
ISU also offers opportunities to earn combined degrees between program areas. Within this site is a complete listing of all programs and degree options, as well as descriptive information about each program, ISU's clinical operations, and our statewide network of training facilities.
We operate 15 clinics throughout the state of Idaho — 12 in Pocatello, three in Boise. These professional-educational clinics operate in the areas of:
Overseen by our Office of Research, we participate in the areas of basic biomedical research, national clinical trials, clinical research, and imaging, with emphasis in the areas of translational research and bench-to-bedside.