Vision Studies: Teacher of Students with Visual Impairments, MEd (online)
The Department of Curriculum and Instruction is offering a Master of Education Degree in Vision Studies leading to state licensure as “Teacher of Students with Visual Impairments”. 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 studies. Students completing Massachusetts Department of Education licensure requirements are able to apply for reciprocal licensure in each of the six New England states and each state participating in the NASDTEC interstate licensure agreement. Massachusetts requires demonstrated competency through examination in Literacy, Foundations of Teaching Reading, and the General Curriculum for Elementary Education. Additional coursework is available to support students needing assistance in these areas.
This program currently offers partial tuition support through the Federal Office of Special Education.