Graduate Certificate in Orientation & Mobility
University of Massachusetts-Boston

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Orientation & Mobility program from UMass Boston focuses on training professionals to assist blind or visually impaired individuals to reach their goal of becoming safe, efficient, independent travelers. These skills can be used to assist people of all ages in different settings, from state and federal agencies to public and private schools. Graduates of this program are prepared to sit for national professional exams through the Academy for Certification of Vision Rehabilitation & Education Professionals. 


  • College transcripts
  • 3.0 GPA
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • GRE, MAT, or MTEL scores are required for applicants who do not have a master's degree
  • Statement of interest and intent
  • Interview

School Accreditation Statement

New England Commission of Higher Education