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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.

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

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

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 - SUMMER 2015

SLP Strategic Plan Update
  2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15
Applications 103 154 159 160
Pubs/Presentations 21 22 25 34
Total Grant Dollars $582,263 $921,512 $653,334 $592,522
Students Funded 35% 90% 100% 100%
Audiology Strategic Plan Update
  2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15
Applications 17 20 38 44
Pubs/Presentations 17 16 16 17
Total Grant Dollars 0 $277,402 0 $369,487
Students Funded 56% 65% 78% 100%
Deaf Education - Bi-Bi Strategic Plan Update
  2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15
Applications 4 6 10 6
Pubs/Presentations 13 15 22 9
Total Grant Dollars $22,000 $78,441 $27,000 $27,000
Students Funded 75% 100% 100% 100%
Deaf Education - Listening & Spoken Language Strategic Plan Update
  2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15
Applications 2 17 26 19
Pubs/Presentations 8 7 12 11
Total Grant Dollars $0 $1,350,194 $86,056 $250,000
Students Funded 100%