College of Education and Rehabilitation

Department of Blindness and Low Vision Studies

Programs in Low Vision Rehabilitation (LVR)

Master of Science Degree and Certificate Sequence of Courses

Please note: Courses marked as “blended” combine community-based, on-campus and/or online learning. LVR students are encouraged to begin their programming in the spring.

  • Master of Science in Low Vision Rehabilitation - 41 credits
  • Certificate Program in Low Vision Rehabilitation - 33.5 credits
    Successful completion of all certificate programs prepares participants for application for professional certification by the Academy for Certification of Vision Rehabilitation and Educational Professional (ACVREP).
Spring
Course # Course Title Course Delivery Certificate
Credits
Masters
Credits
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 Online No 1.0
CER-BLV-5200AA Principles of Low Vision Rehabilitation Blended 3.0 3.0
CER-BLV-5201AA LVR and Multiple Disabilities Distance Education 1.0 2.0
Summer
Course # Course Title Course Delivery Certificate
Credits
Masters
Credits
CER-BLV-5100AA Introduction to Braille On-Campus No 0.5
CER-BLV-5101AA Introduction to Independent Living Skills On-Campus No 1.0
CER-BLV-5102AA Indroduction to Orientation & Mobility On-Campus No 1.0
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-6200AA LVR Fieldwork Blended 2.0 2.0
Fall
Course # Course Title Course Delivery Certificate
Credits
Masters
Credits
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-5132AA Low Vision Assessment & Intervention 3 Distance Education 3.0 3.0
Upon Completion of Didactic Courses
Course # Course Title Course Delivery Certificate
Credits
Masters
Credits
CER-BLV-5290AA LVR Independent Study Distance Education No 2.0
CER-BLV-6201AA LVR Internship Blended 6.0 6.0
CER-BLV-6290AA LVR Comprehensive Examination Distance Education or
on-campus
No 0.0

Updated 06.05.2014