Advisor: Robert Wall Emerson
College of Health and Human Services
This 44 hour degree program prepares teachers to work with children with visual impairments in public and residential schools. Instruction is provided in skills to support the regular educational curriculum as well as the expanded core curriculum specific to children with visual impairments. Graduates are eligible to become certified teachers of children with visual impairments. Students may choose to combine this degree program with preparation as an orientation and mobility specialist to attain dual competency in the Master of Arts in Teaching Children Who are Visually Impaired/Master of Arts in Orientation and Mobility for Children program.
Students seeking admission to the Master of Arts in Teaching Children Who Are Visually Impaired program should request a Master’s Degree Program Application packet from the Department of Blindness and Low Vision Studies.
The program requires the satisfactory completion of: