College of Education and Rehabilitation

Blindness and Low Vision Studies

Programs in Vision Rehabilitation Therapy (Rehabilitation Teaching)

Vision Rehabilitation Therapy Master of Science and Certificate Sequence of Courses

Please note: Courses marked as “blended” combine in person and online learning.

  • Master of Science in Rehabilitation Teaching - 44.5 credits
  • Certificate Program in Rehabilitation Teaching – 41.5 credits
Course # Course Title Course Delivery Certificate Credits Masters
CER-BLV-5000AA Foundations of Education and Rehabilitation Blended 2.0 2.0
CER-BLV-5001AA Clinical and Functional Implications of Visual Impairment Distance Education 3.0 3.0
CER-BLV-5002AA Psychological & Social Dynamics of Visual Impairment Blended 1.0 1.0
CER-BLV-5004AA Critical Analysis of Research Distance Education No 3.0
CER-BLV-5104AA Visual Impairment from Brain Injury Blended 1.0 1.0
CER-BLV-5500AA Principles of Vision Rehabilitation Therapy Blended 2.0 2.0
Course # Courses Titles Course Delivery Certificate
CER-BLV-5102AA Introduction to Orientation & Mobility On-Campus 1.0 1.0
CER-BLV-5106AA Braille Literacy On-Campus 0.5 0.5
CER-BLV-5130AA Low Vision Assessment & Intervention 1 Blended 3.5 3.5
CER-BLV-5131AA Low Vision Assessment & Intervention 2 Blended 3.0 3.0
CER-BLV-5502AA Independent Living Skills for VRTs Blended 4.0 4.0
CER-BLV-5503AA Literacy for Adults with Visual Impairment Distance Education 2.0 2.0
CER-BLV-5504AA Communication Skills for VRTs Blended 1.0 1.0
Course # Courses Titles Course Delivery Certificate
CER-BLV-5105AA Literary Braille Code Distance Education 3.0 3.0
CER-BLV-5003AA Human Development Across the Lifespan Distance Education 2.0 2.0
CER-BLV-5103AA Introduction to Assistive Technology Distance Education 2.0 2.0
CER-BLV-5501AA VRT and Multiple Disabilities Distance Education 2.0 2.0
Upon Completion of Didactic Courses
Course # Course Title Course Delivery Certificate Masters
CER-BLV-6500AA VRT Fieldwork Blended 2.5 2.5
CER-BLV-6501AA VRT Internship Blended 6.0 6.0
CER-BLV-6590AA VRT Comprehensive Examination Distance Education or
No 0.0