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College of Clinical and Rehabilitative Health Sciences

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Dean SamplesWelcome to the College of Clinical and Rehabilitative Health Sciences

We are excited that you are visiting our website. The college offers some of the fastest growing and highest demand health-related programs in the therapeutic and rehabilitative sciences. Our programs have an established, long history of providing allied health professionals of "choice" to the region, state, and national health care workforce.

The College's academic programs include undergraduate Bachelor of Science degrees in Allied Health, Cardiopulmonary Sciences, Dental Hygiene, Nutrition, Radiologic Science, Rehabilitative Sciences, and Social Work. Read More...


Students working together 

Our Mission

is to foster innovative collaborations that support learning, scholarship and service, and that meet the clinical and rehabilitative health needs of our patients, clients, and communities.

Students looking through a microscope

Our Vision

is to be an essential source of leaders, educators, expert practitioners and researchers in the clinical and rehabilitative health sciences.


graduate students working with a child patient

Our Goals

  • To offer innovative curricula supported by service and research for the education of clinical and rehabilitative practitioners

  • To provide preventive, assessment, and rehabilitative health services through clinical education and community outreach programs

  • To create an academic and clinical culture that encourages service to diverse and undeserved populations

  • To encourage collaborative research for students and the community addressing long-term clinical and rehabilitative health needs across the lifespan and health care spectrum

  • To provide service learning and professional growth opportunities for students, practitioners, and faculty

  • To promote scholarship and mentoring that supports evidence-based practice and life-long learning


students with a patient in the hearing clinicSpeech Clinic and Hearing Clinic

Lamb Hall Room 363
156 South Dossett Drive
Johnson City, TN 37614

The Department of Audiology and Speech Language Pathology provides clinical services to individuals having speech, language, or hearing problems. Evaluation and treatment procedures are performed by qualified students under the supervision of certified faculty for a nominal fee.  Visit the  Speech Clinic and Hearing Clinic.

students with a patient in the dental hygiene clinicDental Hygiene Clinic

Lamb Hall Ground Floor Breezeway
156 South Dossett Drive
Johnson City, TN 37614

The Dental Hygiene Program offers clinical services including dental inspection, dental prophylaxis (scaling and polishing the teeth), preventive treatments and diagnostic dental X-rays. All treatment is provided by qualified dental hygiene students under the supervision of a licensed dentist. All persons are eligible for services. 

Gary E Shealy Memorial ALS ClinicGary E Shealy Memorial ALS Clinic 

Quillen ETSU Physician Building, 2nd floor
325 North State of Franklin Road
Johnson City, TN 37604

The ALS Clinic hosted by ETSU’s College of Clinical and Rehabilitative Health Sciences and the ETSU Department of Internal Medicine provides ALS patients with a comprehensive assessment team all in one location. The clinic gives you the opportunity to ask any question you may have and receive recommendations from medical professionals.



counsil on academic accreditation logo

The doctoral (AuD) education program in Audiology and the Master's (MS) education program in speech-language pathology at East Tennessee State University are accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association, 2200 Research Blvd, #310, Rockville, MD 20850, 800-498-2071 or 301-296-5700.


The doctoral (AuD) education program in Audiology at ETSU completed a multi-year self-study that culminated with a site review in October, 2011. The most favorable outcome of such a review, which is re-accreditation for an 8-year period, was obtained.


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Department of Allied Health Sciences: Dental Hygiene Concentration





Department of Allied Health Sciences: Cardiopulmonary Concentration



commision on accrediation in physical therapy education logoThe Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at East Tennessee State University is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314; telephone: 703-706-3245; email: ; website: If needing to contact the program/institution directly, please call 423-439-8793 or email .



Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology


Allied Health Sciences - Radiography Program



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Department of Allied Health: BS in Nutrition and Dietetic Internship Graduate Program




Council on Social Work Education

Department of Social Work: The Bachelor's and Master's educational programs at East Tennessee State University are accredited by the Council on Social Work Education, 1701 Duke Street, Suite 200, Alexandria, VA 22314-3457; phone: 1-703-683-8080; website:




etsu logoEast Tennessee State University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, master’s, education specialist, and doctoral degrees.  Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, telephone 404-679-4500, or,  for questions about the accreditation of East Tennessee State University.

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Picture of the college buildingCollege of Clinical & Rehabilitative
Health Sciences

East Tennessee State University

P.O. Box 70282

Johnson City, TN 37614
Phone: (423) 439-7454
Fax: (423) 439-4240

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Allied Health Sciences Faculty/Staff

Audiology Faculty/Staff

Speech-Language Pathology Faculty/Staff

Physical Therapy Faculty/Staff

Rehabilitative Sciences Faculty/Staff

Social Work Faculty/Staff








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