6 - Number of graduate programs in the college ranked in the top 100 nationwide by U.S. News and World Report in March 2016
Fall 2015 - Launch of the Doctoral Program in Criminal Justice
Spring 2016 - Launch of the completely online Master of Social Work (M.S.W.) program
2015-16 - Academic year in which the college recognized 25 years since its founding in 1990-91
> 1,700 - Number of children and adults with speech, language and hearing problems served by the Communication Disorders Clinic
Non-Limited Access Majors
Communicative Sciences & Disorders: Bachelor of Science or
Bachelor of Arts
This program prepares students for graduate study in
speech-language pathology and audiology, or for work in related
fields such as special education and health and human services. The
curriculum includes the study of normal and disordered speech,
language, hearing and cognitive and swallowing processes.
Speech-language pathologists assess, treat and help prevent
communication disorders related to stuttering; voice articulation;
child language; and neurogenic disorders associated with stroke,
dementia or traumatic brain injury.
Justice: Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts
The undergraduate program in criminal justice is designed to
provide students with a broad understanding of crime and society's
control mechanisms, as well as to prepare them for professional
careers in criminal justice and related agencies.
Sciences-Pre-Clinical: Bachelor of Science
The Bachelor of Science degree in Health Sciences Pre-Clinical
Track is designed for students with interest in human health
leading to graduate study or career advancement. This degree is
designed to provide the students with a solid educational
background in basic and health-related sciences, while providing
the foundation courses required for admission to graduate level
clinical programs in health professions including but not limited
to medicine, pharmacy, physical therapy, physician assistant, and
occupational therapy. The flexibility of this program allows
students to prepare for multiple careers in health sciences.
Health Services Administration: Bachelor
The undergraduate program in health services administration
emphasizes the development of skills in health care, business,
computer technology, science and communication. It provides
students with the background to enter leadership positions in the
Legal Studies: Bachelor of Science or
Bachelor of Arts
The program in legal studies includes a variety of law-related
subject matter and addresses a range of issues, including the
principles of justice and law. The program also addresses the
structure, operation and administration of legal institutions and
provides instruction in legal reasoning, research and writing of a
variety of legal documents.
Public Administration: Bachelor of
Science or Bachelor of Arts
The program in public administration emphasizes the development of
management and analytical skills necessary for employment as a
public administrator. It is particularly oriented toward the
problems of local government, including issues of growth management
and the environment.
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The course opened my eyes to grant writing ... I learned a great deal and you [Barbara Howell] are truly an excellent instructor."
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I am excited to be able to give back to the program that invested so much in me. It is truly and honor and a privilege."
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The faculty advisor [at my medical school] was amazed that I had the opportunity to truly participate in the full spectrum of research as an undergraduate. "
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