The School for Global Inclusion and Social Development is offering a master of education degree in vision studies with a specialization in 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 (ACVREP). Orientation and Mobility Specialists teach both children and adults with vision loss safety and confidence in independent travel skills.
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School Accreditation & Licensing
University of Massachusetts-Boston is accredited by:
New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA3.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent, Interview
- This program requires a practicum.
- Applicants are required to pass the Massachusetts Test for Educator Licensure (MTEL) Communication and Literacy exam for admission.