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STRATEGIC PLAN 2016-2021

“Three Divisions, One Department”

To meet the land grant mission of Utah State University, the Emma Eccles Jones College of Education & Human Services, and the Department of Communicative Disorders & Deaf Education plans to implement the following 5-year strategic plan to address: national reputation, growth, and program quality.

SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY

  1. Goal: Increase up to 200 applicants, through recruiting efforts targeting universities in the nation.
    Outcome measure: Percentage student application increase based on annual application data analysis
  2. Goal: Increase faculty and student presentations and publications.
    Outcome measure: Count of presentations and publications
  3. Goal: Increase/Maintain total grant dollars from internal and external sources.
    Outcome measure: Grant dollar annual total
  4. Goal: Increase/Maintain percentage of students funded.
    Outcome measure: Percentage of students receiving financial support

AUDIOLOGY

  1. Goal: Increase the number of applicants for the AuD program annually, through recruiting efforts targeting universities in the western United States. 
    Outcome measure: Percentage student application increase based on annual application data analysis
  2. Goal: Increase faculty and student presentations and publications.
    Outcome measure: Count of presentations and publications
  3. Goal: Increase total grant dollars from internal and external sources.
    Outcome measure: Grant dollar annual total
  4. Goal: Maintain or increase percentage of students funded.
    Outcome measure: Percentage of students receiving financial support

DEAF EDUCATION

  1. Goal 1:  Increase the number of Deaf and hearing applicants for the M.Ed. degree in Deaf Education K-12 and M.Ed. degree in 0-5 by targeting undergraduate programs in the state of Utah, the Western region, and the U.S. 
    Outcome measure:  Percentage student application increase based on annual application data analysis
  2. Goal:  Increase distance education American Sign Language course enrollment annually.
    Outcome measure:  Yearly enrollment and student credit hour data analysis
  3. Goal: Increase faculty and student presentations and publications.
    Outcome measure: Count of presentations and publications
  4. Goal:  Increase the number of Deaf undergraduate students in the Deaf Education Program.
    Outcome measure: Head count of student enrollment

STRATEGIC PLAN UPDATE

SLP Strategic Plan Update
Space 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18
Applications 103 154 159 160  194 177  
Pubs/Presentations 21 22 25 34  57 42  94
Total Grant Dollars $582,263 $921,512 $653,334 $592,522  $205,492 $233,000   
Students Funded 35% 90% 100% 100%  100% 100%   
Audiology Strategic Plan Update
Space 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16  2016-17  2017-18
Applications 17 20 38 44  53 51  45 
Pubs/Presentations 17 16 16 17 11  10 
Total Grant Dollars $0 $277,402 $0 $369,487 $425,931  $267,336  $295,150 
Students Funded 56% 65% 78% 100% 63%  90%  78%
Deaf Education - Bi-Bi Strategic Plan Update
Space 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15  2015-16  2016-17  2017-18
Applications 4 6 10 6 7 10  
Pubs/Presentations 13 15 22 9 6 5 4
Total Grant Dollars $22,000 $78,441 $27,000 $27,000 $0  $0  $0 
Students Funded 75% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Deaf Education - Listening & Spoken Language Strategic Plan Update
Space 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15  2015-16  2016-17  2017-18
Applications
(Masters and Endorsement)
2 17 26 19 23 35 29
Pubs/Presentations 8 7 12 11 5 9 11
Total Grant Dollars $0 $1,350,194 $86,056 $250,000 $335,984 $616,259 $333,327
Students Funded 100%       100% 100% 100%
* % of students funded includes partial/full support in program (Assistantships, Scholarships, Tuition Awards, Tuition Waivers)