Graduate Certificate in Vision Rehabilitation Therapy
University of Massachusetts-Boston

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Vision Rehabilitation Therapy program from UMass Boston trains professionals to enhance the vocational opportunities, independent living, and educational development of people with vision loss. These skills can be used to assist people of all ages in different settings, including rehabilitation agencies, state vocational services for the blind, rehabilitation units of veterans hospitals, programs for elders with visual impairments, nonprofits, in private practice, and more. Graduates of this program will have fulfilled the eligibility requirements of the Association for Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired and are prepared to sit for the national certification exam from the Academy for Certification of Vision Rehabilitation & Education Professionals (ACVREP)


  • College transcripts
  • 3.0 GPA
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • GRE, MAT, or MTEL scores are required if the applicant does not have a master's degree
  • Statement of interest and intent
  • Interview

School Accreditation Statement

New England Commission of Higher Education