Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders

Dr. Karen Engler

Karen Engler






Professional Building 258


Communication Sciences and Disorders

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Missouri State University
Communication Sciences and Disorders
901 S. National Ave.
Springfield, MO 65897 work
Clinical Professor


  • Ed.D, 2014, University of Missouri
  • MA, CSD – Education of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, 1990, Missouri State University
  • BS, CSD - Speech Language Pathology, 1983, Missouri State University
  • AS, Child Development, 1979, Missouri State University


  • CSD 380 Development, Diversity & Deafness – Integrated Service Learning Course
  • CSD 758 Early Intervention: Deaf and Hard of Hearing I
  • CSD 759 Early Intervention: Deaf and Hard of Hearing II
  • CSD 762 Speech Development: Deaf and Hard of Hearing I 
  • CSD 763 Speech Development II: Deaf and Hard of Hearing
  • CSD 766 Counseling: Deaf and Hard of Hearing
  • CSD 795 Advanced Clinical Practicum
  • CSD 796 Supervised Teaching

Research and professional interests

  • Aural habilitation with children with cochlear implants
  • Parent-focus delivery of services to meet the needs of young children with hearing loss

Awards and honors

  • Faculty Excellence in Community Service Award, Missouri State University, 2012
  • Mercy’s ENT Clinic’s Cochlear Implant Team, Adjunct Member, 2000-11
  • Public Affairs Spotlight, Missouri State University, 2011
  • Online Course Development Provost Initiative, Missouri State University, 2011