Kristan Culbertson, MS, CCC-SLP

Kristan Culbertson Lecturer
Northern Arizona University
Health Sciences
Blg 60 Rm #405
Phone: 928-523-8619
Fax: 928-523-0148

Kristan Culbertson began as a Lecturer in the Speech-Language Sciences and Technology program in 2005. Kristan earned her B.S. in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology from Northern Arizona University in 1991. She continued her studies at NAU, completing her Master of Science degree in Speech-Language Pathology in 1993.

Kristan has practiced as an SLP in a variety of settings. Those include brick-and-mortar public schools, teletherapy, and early intervention in the home. Her interests in the field as a teacher and as a therapist focus on the birth to 21 years of age population.

Primary Teaching Areas in the Department: Speech-Language Pathology Assistant (SLPA) certificate program and Speech-Language Sciences and Technology (SST) program.

Primary Courses:

  • SST 301: Childhood Communication Disorders
  • SST 305: Childhood Communication Development
  • SST 303: SLPA - Screening and Treatment
  • SST 460: Clinical Interaction in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology


Certifications / Licenses:

  • ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence
  • Arizona State Department of Education; SLP Non-Teaching Certificate
  • Arizona State Department of Health Services Licensure - SLP
  • Alaska Speech Language Pathologist Licensure


Professional Affiliations: Kristan is a member of the American Speech Language Hearing Association and the International Dyslexia Association.