Gain essential skills and practical knowledge for supporting individuals with visual impairments in educational and community settings.
Receive specifically designed instruction and specialized training to work with individuals who have a visual impairment and do not learn incidentally and cannot access their educational or learning environments without support.
- Program type:
- Certificate - Graduate
- Est. time to complete:
- 3 Semesters
- Credit hours:
Why earn a Visual Impairment graduate certificate?
Visual Impairment Online Graduate Certificate
Participate in personalized learning sessions like Practice Makes Perfect Braille.
Learn 100% online with flexible courses that can be taken on your own schedule. You never have to come to campus.
Maximize your credentials and professional potential with this combined credential offering.
What can I do with a Visual Impairment graduate certificate?
With a Visual Learning certificate, you can pursue various careers dedicated to the support of individuals with vision challenges.
Potential career paths include:
- Access Technology Trainer
- Accessible Media Specialist
- Assistive Technology Specialist
- Braille Instructor
- Braille Transcriptionist
- Certified Vision Rehabilitation Therapist
- Early Intervention Specialist for visual impairment
- Educational Consultant for visual impairment
- Employment Specialist for individuals with visual impairments
- Low Vision Therapist
- Orientation and Mobility Specialist
- Rehabilitation Teacher for the blind and visually impaired
- Special Education Teacher specializing in visual impairment
- Vision Rehabilitation Counselor
- Vision Rehabilitation Therapist
These careers involve working directly with individuals who have visual impairments, providing them with support, education, and resources to enhance their independence and quality of life.
Many types of companies and organizations are looking for professionals with expertise in visual impairment:
- School districts employ special education teachers, orientation and mobility specialists, and vision rehabilitation therapists to support students with visual impairments.
- Nonprofit organizations such as the American Foundation for the Blind, National Federation of the Blind, and local blindness associations employ visual specialists.
- Rehabilitation centers seek to hire vision rehabilitation therapists, orientation and mobility specialists, and assistive technology specialists.
- Hospitals and healthcare facilities have low vision therapists, rehabilitation counselors, and occupational therapists on staff.
- Government agencies such as departments of education, vocational rehabilitation, and social services at the state and local levels employ visual impairment experts across a range of job titles.
- Universities and colleges have student services offices or disability resource centers that require visual impairment specializations.
- Technology companies hire an array of positions that design, develop, and support accessible technologies.
Visual Impairment Graduate Certificate Online Courses
Visual Impairment Certificate Online