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Visual Function in Learning

Pacific University Oregon

24 months
Duration
28791 USD/year
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About

The Visual Function in Learning program of Pacific University Oregon is designed for optometrists and optometry students who wish to extend their knowledge of vision problems as they relate to children's reading and learning processes.

Overview

Administered cooperatively by Pacific University's College of Education and College of Optometry on the Forest Grove Campus, the Visual Function in Learning program of Pacific University Oregon provides expertise in understanding the cognitive, linguistic and visual challenges of learning to read.

Candidates must hold or be working toward the professional terminal degree in optometry. Candidates within the College of Optometry must have completed the fall semester of the first year of study, have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater, and be in good academic standing. Candidates may enroll in a maximum of eight hours of education coursework before admission to the program.

Final requirements for graduation include completion of a written manuscript and an oral presentation of the thesis project.

MEd/VFL Careers & Outcomes

Graduate students will have developed a sophisticated and nuanced understanding of:

  • the role that visual factors play in learning disability diagnosis and remediation;
  • fundamental theories of cognition, learning, and language development;
  • the major diagnostic theories in reading and related prescriptive techniques;
  • decision-making systems, service delivery models, and program management within education organizations; and
  • the varied constituencies that the public schools must satisfy to develop skills in research, diagnosis, therapy and case management within a multi-disciplinary setting.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Seminar: Educational and Optometric Connections
  • Reading Assessments and Techniques
  • Perspectives on Reading
  • Language and Literacy Development
  • School and Society
  • Exceptionalities

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete the School of Learning & Teaching Application.
  • Official transcripts of all college study.
  • One reference from Optometry faculty.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28791 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28791 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    28791 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28791 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Forest Grove

1410 - 2511 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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