Vision Rehabilitation Therapy Certificate Sequence of Courses

Spring Semester
Course #              Title                                                                                 Delivery Credits
BLV-5000 Foundations of Education and Rehabilitation Blended 2.00
BLV-5001 Clinical and Functional Implications of Visual Impairment Distance Education 3.00
BLV-5002 Psychological & Social Dynamics of Visual Impairment Distance Education 1.00
BLV-5500 Principles of Vision Rehabilitation Therapy Blended 3.00
BLV-5503 Literacy for Adults with Visual Impairment Distance Education 2.00
Summer Semester
Course #               Title                                                                              Delivery                Credits
BLV-5102 Introduction to Orientation & Mobility On-Campus 1.00
BLV-5103 Introduction to Assistive Technology Blended 3.00
BLV-5106 Braille Literacy On-Campus 0.50
BLV-5130 Low Vision Assessment & Intervention 1 Blended 3.00
BLV-5131 Low Vision Assessment & Intervention 2 Blended 2.00
BLV-5502 Independent Living Skills for VRTs Blended 4.00
BLV-5504 Communication Skills for VRTs Blended 1.00
Fall Semester
Course #                     Title                                                                     Delivery                   Credits
BLV-5104 Neurological Visual Impairment in Adults Distance Education 1.00
BLV-5105 Literary Braille Code Distance Education 3.00 
BLV-5107 Visual Impairments & Multiple Disabilities  Blended & 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)
  • 34 credits (students with TVI background from Salus University)