University of Nebraska - Lincoln
College of Education and Human Sciences
Visual Impairment M.A., M.Ed
M.A., M.Ed. Special Education: Area of Study in Visual Impairment P-12
This unique program is offered online during the academic year with a few weeks of skill-based courses for 2 summers at the Nebraska Center for the Education of Children who are Blind or Visually Impaired.
You'll be admitted every other year and proceed through a specially structured sequence of classes providing a small, supportive learning community.
Student teaching is individualized and experiences can be embedded throughout your program.
Who should consider this program
Special education teachers who work with visually impaired students
Educators in general education settings who want to increase participation of visually impaired students in their classrooms
Educators who need additional certification to serve this specialized population
Educators who want to increase marketability by becoming a trained specialist in a field of few trained specialists
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, one of six regional accrediting agencies. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has been continuously accredited since 1913.
Council of Accreditation of Educator Preparation
Nebraska Department of Education
Council for the Accreditation of Educator
International Student Requirements:
If your native language is not English: verification of English proficiency
Facts & Figures
Financial Aid: Yes
International Financial Aid: Yes
# of Credits Required: 36
Classification: Higher Education Institution (Not Carnegie Classified)
Locale: Midsize City
Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999