Empower visually-impaired students through education.
Learn to create specialized teaching environments for exceptional students.
Prepare for a career as a residential, itinerant or resource teacher to the visually impaired. Build on your bachelor's degree, in education or in another field,* and specialize your area of expertise. You'll study in an intensive, research-based program and learn how to assess blindness and low vision. You will learn Braille instruction and discover the technology options available so that you may create a successful teaching environment.
This program is fully online and may be completed in 2 to 3 years. With the successful completion of certificate, you will be equipped to teach birth to 12th grade blind and low vision students.
* Additional coursework will apply. Our advisors can assist you with a degree pathway.
You may secure employment in the following roles, with this degree:
- Residential instructors
- Private rehabilitation instructor in state agencies and Veteran's Administration