University of Nebraska - Lincoln

College of Education and Human Sciences

Visual Impairment M.A., M.Ed


1520 N. 20th Circle

Lincoln, NE 68588

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.A., M.Ed. Special Education: Area of Study in Visual Impairment P-12

Format: Hybrid

Program Description:

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 Preparation (CAEP).

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

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