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Master of Education in Vision Studies / Orientation & Mobility

Program Details

The Department of Curriculum and Instruction is offering a M.Ed. Vision Studies (Orientation and Mobility). The 37-credit online graduate curriculum and resulting degree is regionally accessible across the six New England states with locally-based field experience coordinated throughout the two-year program of study. Students completing the 37-credit web-based curriculum are eligible to sit for the National Professional Certification Examination of the Academy for Certification of Vision Rehabilitation and Education Professionals. Orientation and Mobility Specialists teach both children and adults with vision loss safety and confidence in independent travel skills.

Program Highlights:

  • Commitment to student experience 
  • Flexibility and convenience
  • First rate faculty and advisors


Three letters of recommendation. Essay. Resume. Interview. A bachelor degree is required.

Accreditation & Licensing

New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education


The University of Massachusetts Boston is currently not accepting students for online study who reside in Alabama, Arkansas, Maryland, or Minnesota, due to regulations in those states. Please contact your state's Board of Education for details.