Master of Education in Vision Studies / Vision Rehabilitation Therapy
University of Massachusetts-Boston

Program Details

A degree program for those who want to work in a professional setting assisting adult populations who are blind/visually impaired integrate compensatory skills and assistive technology that will enable them to live safe, productive, and independent lives.

Specific areas of instruction taught by Vision Rehabilitation Therapists include:

  • Communication Systems
  • Personal Management
  • Home Management
  • Activities of Daily Living
  • Leisure and Recreation
  • Psychosocial Aspects of Blindness and Vision Loss
  • Medical Management
  • Basic Orientation and Mobility Skills

% Online

Mostly Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Massachusetts-Boston is accredited by:

New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Applicaton Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent, Interview

Additional Info

  • This program requires a practicum.
  • Applicants are required to pass the Massachusetts Test for Educator Licensure (MTEL) Communication and Literacy exam for admission.