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PhD in Rehablitation and Communication Sciences


The Doctor of Philosophy, PhD, in Rehabilitation and Communication Sciences program is offered through the College of Rehabilitation and Communication Sciences (CRCS) 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. 

Applications are being accepted through February 15 for the Fall 2019 cohort.We offer a rolling admissions cycle (as is often the case with PhD programs), which means that applications can be submitted throughout the year and will be reviewed periodically

Our priority consideration date for the fall cohort is February 15th, however applications submitted through April 15th will still be reviewed and given consideration for the fall cohort. Please contact our PhD Program Director, Gabriel (Gabe) Bargen or Assistant Director Dan Hudock if you have any questions. They will be happy to assist you!


 Thank you for your interest in this exciting new program!


PhD Leadership

PhD Program Director

Gabriel (Gabe) Bargen, PhD, CCC-A/SLP,

Audiology Program


PhD Program Assistant Director

Dan Hudock, PhD, CCC-SLP

Speech Language Pathology Program