James Leja, Chair
Main Office: 4477 CHHS (Oakland Campus)
Telephone: (269) 387-3455
Fax: (269) 387-3567
Robert Wall Emerson
The Department of Blindness and Low Vision Studies offers graduate-level, professional education programs in orientation and mobility, rehabilitation teaching, rehabilitation counseling/teaching (administered jointly with the Department of Counselor Education and Counseling Psychology), Teaching Children Who are Visually Impaired/Orientation and Mobility (administered jointly with the Department of Educational Studies), and a baccalaureate-level, professional program in travel instruction. The department offers the opportunity that allows for an Accelerated Master’s degree. Details of the degree can be found on the department website: wmich.edu/visionstudies/academics/accelerated/.