Ithaca College
Ithaca, New York 14850

Overview
Ithaca University was constructed on a naturally terraced hillside. The unobstructed view of the surrounding countryside provides one of the finest vistas in the Finger Lakes region. The facilities were designed to take advantage of that view and to blend with the natural beauty of the terrain. Residence halls, dining halls, and academic buildings are located in spacious, closely knit units at the center of the site. Classrooms, laboratories, lecture halls, and specialized facilities have been designed to utilize modern teaching technology. The campus is surrounded by an abundance of recreational facilities, including an outdoor Olympic-size swimming pool, fitness trail, playing fields, and tennis courts. Recent construction includes additions to the Schools of Music and Health Sciences and Human Performance. A new fitness center has also recently been completed.

Approximately 350 students are enrolled in graduate programs.

The Location and Community
Ithaca, New York, is also the site of Cornell University. A majority of the city's 29,000 permanent residents are academically oriented, while a transient population of some 23,000 students, artists, scientists, and scholars enriches its unique academic atmosphere. Many visitors are drawn to Ithaca by the striking beauty of the scenery, the opportunities for outdoor life, and the cultural activity of a cosmopolitan community where there is extensive interest in the humanities, sciences, music, and drama. Students have frequent occasions to share in and contribute to these interests and opportunities.

Programs of Study and Degree Requirements
Ithaca College has a proud tradition of master's-level instruction built on excellence in undergraduate professional programs. For more than half a century the Division of Graduate Studies has offered master's programs in music and physical education. Current graduate programs also include business administration, communications, music, music education, exercise and sport sciences, occupational therapy, physical therapy, speech-language pathology, and teaching students with speech and language disabilities.

While faculty members at the College are productive scholars and performers in their own right, they hold teaching as their highest priority. They involve graduate students in the conduct of their scholarly pursuits, providing a rich, student-centered learning environment. Faculty members are also active in their respective professions, which keep curricula current with professional developments and consistent with the high standards of external licensing and accrediting bodies.

Ithaca graduate programs integrate professional preparation with the enhancement of analytic and evaluative skills and provide opportunities for interpretation and constructive decision making. Students gain experience applying their newly developed professional abilities, independent thinking, and intellectual initiative within a supportive educational and professional environment. Graduates assume positions as active professionals committed to continued learning and advancement of their professions.

Facilities & Resources
The library is open 112 hours a week to provide a complete range of information services and resources in both electronic and print formats. Information Technology Services (ICS) maintains an extensive collection of programming languages, data-analysis packages, and business programs to support the curriculum. Networked computers, both Macintosh and PCs, are available in thirty facilities across campus. One lab is open 24 hours a day and the rest are open from early morning to late at night throughout the fall and spring semesters. Laboratories are staffed by student consultants skilled at helping people use the computers.

Expenses and Aid
Graduate tuition rate is $604-$750 per credit hour.

Financial Aid:
A limited number of assistantships are available in each of the master's degree programs on a competitive basis. Assistantships supplement tuition and offer a small salary in exchange for on-campus responsibilities.

Housing/Living Expenses:
The College maintains no housing facilities for graduate students. Off-campus housing is available at various rates. Several meal plans are available in the College dining halls. Prices are as follows: $962 for seven meals per week, $2663 for ten meals per week, and $2979 for ten, fourteen, or twenty meals per week with bonus dollars.

How to Apply / Application
Applications for admission, with the necessary transcripts and recommendations, must be received by the Division of Graduate Studies no later than March 1 for fall and summer semesters and December 1 for spring. The exception to this is the speech-language pathology program, which has a deadline of February 1. The General Test of the Graduate Record Examinations is required by speech-language pathology and exercise and sport sciences. The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is required for business administration.

Admission requirements include a bachelor's degree from an accredited college, a minimum 3.0 undergraduate GPA, and typically an undergraduate major or the equivalent in the proposed field. Application forms and catalogs may be obtained by writing to the address below.

International Students
Ithaca is committed to providing a caring and supportive atmosphere for international students who choose to study at Ithaca College. Cultural diversity and a global perspective are important values at Ithaca and we greatly appreciate the contributions international students make to the campus community. Currently there are about 200 students from 55 countries studying with us.

Who to Contact
Division of Graduate Studies
Ithaca College
111 Towers Concourse
Ithaca, New York 14850-7142

607-274-3527

E-mail: gradstudies@ithaca.edu

http://www.ithaca.edu

Graduate Programs
Business Administration
• Emil Bóasson, Assistant Professor; Ph.D., SUNY at Buffalo.

• Vigdis Bóasson, Assistant Professor; Ph.D., SUNY at Buffalo.

• Mark Cordano, Assistant Professor; Ph.D., Pittsburgh.

• Joseph Cheng, Associate Professor; Ph.D., SUNY at Binghamton.

• Donald Eckrich, Professor; D.B.A., Kentucky.

• G. Scott Erickson, Associate Professor; Ph.D., Lehigh.

• Eileen Kelly, Professor; Ph.D., Cincinnati.

• Eric Lewis, Associate Professor; Ph.D., Union (New York).

• Patricia Libby, Associate Professor; Ph.D., Michigan.

• Donald Lifton, Associate Professor; Ph.D., Cornell.

• Jeff Lippitt, Associate Professor; Ph.D., Penn State.

• Granger Macy, Associate Professor; Ph.D., Indiana.

• Michael McCall, Professor and Chair; Ph.D., Arizona State.

• Hormoz Movassaghi, Associate Professor; Ph.D., Wisconsin.

• Abraham Mulugetta, Professor; Ph.D., Wisconsin.

• Margaret Nowicki, Assistant Professor; Ph.D., Colorado at Boulder.

• David Sajia, Assistant Professor; Ph.D., Georgia.

• Gwen Seaquist, Associate Professor; J.D., Mississippi.

• Donald Simmons, Assistant Professor; Ph.D., SUNY at Binghamton.

• William Tastle, Associate Professor; Ph.D., SUNY at Binghamton.

• Fahri Unsal, Professor; Ph.D., Cornell.

• M. Raquibuz Zaman, Professor; Ph.D., Cornell.

Communications
• Marie Garland, Assistant Professor; Ph.D., Ohio State.

• Diane M. Gayeski, Associate Professor; Ph.D., Maryland.

• Sandra L. Herndon, Professor and Chair of Graduate Programs; Ph.D., Southern Illinois.

• Howard Kalman, Assistant Professor; Ph.D., Indiana.

• Ari Kissiloff, Assistant Professor; M.S., Ithaca.

• Gordon Rowland, Associate Professor; Ph.D., Indiana.

• Tammy Shapiro, Assistant Professor; Ph.D., SUNY at Binghamton.

• Steven A. Seidman, Associate Professor; Ph.D., Indiana.

Exercise and Sport Sciences
• Mary DePalma, Professor; Ph.D., Cornell.

• Jeff Ives, Associate Professor; Ph.D., Massachusetts.

• Betsy A. Keller, Professor, Ph.D., Massachusetts.

• Deborah King, Assistant Professor; Ph.D., Pennsylvania.

• Tom Pfaff, Assistant Professor; Ph.D., Syracuse.

• Kent Scriber, Professor; Ed.D., Syracuse.

• Gary A. Sforzo, Professor; Ph.D., Maryland.

• Greg Shelley, Associate Professor and Chair of Graduate Programs; Ph.D., Utah.

• Tom Swensen, Associate Professor, Ph.D., Tennessee.

• Deborah A. Wuest, Professor, Ed.D., Boston University.

Music
• Rebecca Ansel, Assistant Professor (Violin); D.M.A., Michigan.

• Mary Arlin, Professor (Theory); Ph.D., Indiana.

• Carole Bigler, Lecturer; B.M., Syracuse.

• Diane Birr, Assistant Professor (Piano); M.M., Indiana.

• Leslie Black, Assistant Professor (Theory); Ph.D., Yale.

• Randie Blooding, Assistant Professor (Voice); D.M.A., Ohio State.

• Stephen Brown, Professor (Guitar and Jazz Studies); M.M., Ithaca.

• Verna Brummett, Assistant Professor (Music Education); Ed.D., Illinois.

• Frank Campos, Associate Professor (Trumpet and Music Education); M.M., North Texas State.

• Pablo Cohen, Adjunct Assistant Professor (Classical Guitar); M.M., Temple.

• Craig Cummings, Associate Professor (Music History); Ph.D., Indiana.

• Lawrence A. Doebler, Professor (Director of Chorale Music); M.M., Washington (St. Louis).

• D. Kim Dunnick, Professor (Trumpet); D.M., Indiana.

• Richard Faria, Assistant Professor (Clarinet); M.M., Michigan State.

• Mark Fonder, Associate Professor (Music Education); Ed.D., Illinois.

• Read Gainsford, Assistant Professor; B.M., Auckland.

• Janet Galvan, Professor (Music Education); Ed.D., North Carolina.

• Michael Galvan, Professor (Clarinet and Music Education); M.M., Illinois.

• Angus Godwin, Professor (Voice); M.A., Columbia.

• Lee Goodhew, Associate Professor (Bassoon); M.M., SMU.

• Patrick Hansen, Assistant Professor; M.M., Missouri.

• Allison Evans Henry, Adjunct Assistant Professor; D.M.A., Rochester (Eastman).

• Rebecca Jemian, Assistant Professor (Theory); Ph.D., Indiana.

• Timothy A. Johnson, Assistant Professor; Ph.D., SUNY at Buffalo.

• Keith A. Kaiser, Assistant Professor; M.M., Redlands.

• Deborah Martin, Assistant Professor (Piano); D.M., Indiana.

• Steven Mauk, Professor (Saxophone); D.M.A., Michigan.

• Carol McAmis, Professor (Voice); M.M., Kansas.

• Wendy Herbener Mehne, Associate Professor (Flute); D.M.A., Wisconsin.

• Phiroze Mehta, Professor (Piano); M.M., Massachusetts.

• Deborah Montgomery, Professor (Voice); M.M., Illinois.

• Debra Moree, Associate Professor (Viola and Violin); M.M., Indiana.

• Henry Neubert, Professor (Double Bass); M.M., Northwestern.

• Timothy A. Nord, Assistant Professor (Music Technology); Ph.D., Wisconsin.

• Arthur Ostrander, Dean (Theory); Ph.D., Indiana Bloomington.

• David Pacun, Assistant Professor (Theory); Ph.D., Chicago.

• David Parks, Professor (Voice); D.M.A., Arizona.

• Patrice Pastore, Associate Professor (Voice); M.M., New England Conservatory.

• William Pelto, Associate Professor (Theory); Ph.D., Texas.

• Elizabeth Peterson, Assistant Professor (Music Education); M.M., Northwestern.

• Stephen G. Peterson, Associate Professor; Ph.D., Northwestern.

• Mark Radice, Associate Professor (Music History); Ph.D., Rochester (Eastman).

• Sanford Reuning, Adjunct Assistant Professor (Suzuki Strings); B.M., Illinois.

• Harold Reynolds, Associate Professor (Trombone); D.M.A., Rochester (Eastman).

• Kelly Samarzea, Assistant Professor; D.M., Indiana.

• Alex Shuhan, Assistant Professor (French Horn); B.M., Rochester (Eastman).

• Elizabeth P. Simkin, Associate Professor (Cello); M.M., Rochester (Eastman).

• Gordon Stout, Professor (Percussion) and Chair of Performance Studies; M.M., Rochester (Eastman).

• John White, Assistant Professor; Ph.D., Indiana.

• Dana Wilson, Professor (Composition); Ph.D., Rochester (Eastman).

• Baruch Whitehead, Assistant Professor (Music Education); Ph.D., Capella.

• Gregory Woodward, Professor (Music Composition) and Chair of Graduate Programs in Music; D.M.A., Cornell.

Speech-Language Pathology/Audiology
• Luanne Andersson, Assistant Professor; Ph.D., Connecticut.

• Douglas E. Cross, Associate Professor; Ph.D., Tennessee.

• Barbara Ann Johnson, Professor; Ph.D., Florida.

• Richard J. Schissel, Associate Professor; Ph.D., Penn State.

• Kal M. Telage, Professor; Ph.D., Ohio.

• E. W. Testut, Associate Professor and Chair; Ph.D., Oklahoma.

Go To Profile Index Page

Go To Top Of Page