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Work closely with faculty to hone your craft

Our graduate students brings a diverse perspective and varied backgrounds to their scholastic pursuits at Ithaca College. Our degree programs offer both research and applied learning opportunities to complement your core academic skills.

Research Highlight

Dr. Skott Jones, Associate Professor in the Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, and SLP graduate students Rebecca Amir, B.S. ’20, Danielle Frankel, B.S. ’20, and Jessica Fritzsch, B.S., ’20, ’22, had their upcoming presentation at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention designated as a Meritorious Poster Submission. The Meritorious Poster Submission recognition is for proposals judged by the Convention Program Committee to show extraordinary, exceptional, and innovative work. Each Topic Committee had the option of only recommending one or two top-rated posters for this special distinction. The committees received 1253 total poster submissions in 2021, and only 60 were selected for meritorious recognition. These posters received the highest ratings from Topic Committee reviewers across both submission categories of professional education and research. The group will present their work, “The Big Picture: A Survey of School-Based Speech-Language Pathologists in New York State”, at the national American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention next month.

Research, Clinics, and Labs

Depending on your field of study, you may have the opportunity to engage in research or to work side by side in clinical or laboratory settings with faculty who are experts in your discipline.

If you are interested in research, you are encouraged to discuss your interest with your program director during the application process or, once admitted, with faculty in your field. You're welcome to explore the following examples of research in a few select graduate programs:

Read more about our faculty expertise and interests in various graduate programs as well as clinic and lab experiences in our state-of-the-art facilities on campus:

Deborah King
Deborah King
Professor of Exercise Science and Athletic Training
On the “Cutting Edge” of research, Ithaca College professor creates device to help prevent figure skating injuries.
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Nia Nunn
Nia Nunn
Associate Professor, Department of Education
In the heart of Ithaca, assistant professor Nia Nunn and a team of IC grad students welcome children into a safe space for open discussions.
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Doug Levine '98, MBA '04
Doug Levine
Recreation and Leisure Studies, MBA
IC alum Doug Levine brings back the glory of a landmark cultural attraction in downtown Ithaca—the State Theatre.
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Internships, Fieldwork, Externships, Clinical Placements

Depending on your field of study, you may have the opportunity or requirement to participate in activities designed to help you apply and demonstrate your enhanced knowledge prior to being awarded your degree.