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
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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.