Vision Rehabilitation Therapy Certificate Sequence of Courses

Spring Semester
Course #              Title                                                                                 Delivery Credits
BLV-5000-AA Foundations of Education and Rehabilitation Blended 2.00
BLV-5001-AA Clinical and Functional Implications of Visual Impairment Distance Education 3.00
BLV-5002-AA Psychological & Social Dynamics of Visual Impairment Distance Education 1.00
BLV-5004-AB Critical Analysis of Research Distance Education 2.00 
BLV-5500-AA Principles of Vision Rehabilitation Therapy Blended 3.00
Summer Semester
Course #               Title                                                                              Delivery                Credits
BLV-5102-AA Introduction to Orientation & Mobility On-Campus 1.00
BLV-5103-AA Introduction to Assistive Technology Blended 3.00
BLV-5106-AA Braille Literacy On-Campus 0.50
BLV-5130-AA Low Vision Assessment & Intervention 1 Blended 3.00
BLV-5131-AA Low Vision Assessment & Intervention 2 Blended 2.00
BLV-5502-AA Independent Living Skills for VRTs Blended 4.00
BLV-5504-AA Communication Skills for VRTs Blended 1.00
Fall Semester
Course #                     Title                                                                     Delivery                   Credits
BLV-5104-AB Neurological Visual Impairment in Adults Distance Education 1.00
BLV-5105-AA Literary Braille Code Distance Education 3.00 
BLV-5501-AA VRT and Multiple Disabilities  Distance Education 2.00
Upon Completion of Didactic
Course #                           Title                                                    Delivery                           Credits
BLV-6501 VRT Internship Direct Service 6.00

Certificate Program in Vision Rehabilitation Therapy Total Credits: 

  • 37.5 credits (students with no blindness and low vision background)
  • 28.5 credits (students with a blindness and low vision background)