Vision Rehabilitation Therapy Certificate Sequence of Courses

Spring Semester
Course #              Title                                                                                 Delivery Credits
CER-BLV-5000AA Foundations of Education and Rehabilitation Blended 2.00
CER-BLV-5001AA Clinical and Functional Implications of Visual Impairment Distance Education 3.00
CER-BLV-5002AA Psychological & Social Dynamics of Visual Impairment Distance Education 1.00
CER-BLV-5004AB Critical Analysis of Research Distance Education 2.00 
CER-BLV-5500AB Principles of Vision Rehabilitation Therapy Blended 2.00
Summer Semester
Course #               Title                                                                              Delivery                Credits
CER-BLV-5102AA Introduction to Orientation & Mobility On-Campus 1.00
CER-BLV-5106AA Braille Literacy On- Campus 0.50
CER-BLV-5130AB Low Vision Assessment & Intervention 1 Blended 3.00
CER-BLV-5131AB Low Vision Assessment & Intervention 2 Blended 2.00
CER-BLV-5502AA Independent Living Skills for VRTs Blended 4.00
CER-BLV-5503AA Literacy for Adults with Visual Impairment Distance Education 2.00
CER-BLV-5504AA Communication Skills for VRTs Blended 1.00
Fall Semester
Course #                     Title                                                                     Delivery                   Credits
CER-BLV-5103AA Introduction to Assistive Technology Distance Education 2.00
CER-BLV-5104AA Neurological Visual Impairment in Adults Distance Education 1.00
CER-BLV-5105AA Literary Braille Code Distance Education 3.00 
CER-BLV-5201AA Visual Impairment & Multiple Disabilities Distance Education 2.00
Upon Completion of Didactic
Course #                           Title                                                    Delivery                           Credits
CER-BLV-6500 VRT Fieldwork Direct Service Course 2.00
CER-BLV-6501 VRT Internship Direct Service Course 6.00
CER-BLV-6590AA VRT Comprehensive Examination Distance Education or On-Campus 0.00 

Certificate Program in Vision Rehabilitation Therapy Total Credits: 

  • 34.5 credits (students with no blindness and low vision background)
  • 29.5 credits (students with a blindness and low vision background)