Certificate Program in Low Vision Rehabilitation Sequence of Courses

For individuals who a) have completed an academic undergraduate or graduate degree specific to educating individuals with visual impairments and in one of the following fields: Education of Visually Impaired, Orientation & Mobility, Vision Rehabilitation Therapy, or Assistive Technology in Blindness and Visual Impairment, and b) are currently providing direct service in the area in which they were trained and/or hold current certification in that area.

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).

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Spring Semester
Course #               Title                                                                                         Delivery Credits
BLV-5000 Foundations of Education & Rehabilitation Blended 2.00
BLV-5001 Clinical & Functional Implications of Visual Impairment Distance Education 3.00
BLV-5002 Psychological & Social Dynamics of Visual Impairment Blended 1.00
BLV-5200 Principles of Low Vision Rehabilitation Blended 3.00
Summer Semester
Course #              Title                                                                                    Delivery     Credits
BLV-5103 Introduction to Assistive Technology Blended 3.00
BLV-5130 Low Vision Assessment & Intervention 1 Blended 3.00
BLV-5131 Low Vision Assessment & Intervention 2 Blended 2.00
BLV-6200 LVR Fieldwork Direct Service 1.00
Fall Semester
Course #              Title                                                                              Delivery                 Credits
BLV-5104 Neurological Visual Impairment in Adults Distance Education 1.00
BLV-5132 Low Vision Assessment & Intervention 3 Distance Education 2.00
Visual Impairment and Multiple Disabilities Distance Education 2.00
BLV-6200 LVR Fieldwork Direct Service 1.00
Upon Completion of Didactic
Course #                         Title                                          Delivery                                   Credits
BLV-6201 LVR Internship Direct Service 6.00
Certificate Program in Low Vision Rehabilitation Total Credits:
  • 30.00 credits