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Teacher of Students who are Blind or Visually Impaired

Dominican College

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
750 USD/credit
750 USD/credit
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Tuition fee
Anytime
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About

The Teacher of Students who are Blind or Visually Impaired is offered at the Dominican College. Dominican College offers two pathways that prepare you for certification as a Teacher of the Visually Impaired

Overview

Graduates of the Dominican College Teacher of Students who are Blind or Visually Impaired Program are well-prepared to meet the academic needs of their students in Pre-K-12 educational settings using a wide range of assistive technology, devices for braille literacy instruction and low vision magnification accommodations.

In-depth methods instruction is also provided to prepare teachers in training to meet the needs of students with a wide range of disabilities in addition to visual impairment.

Why Become a TVI

  • Currently, the field of blindness is experiencing a great shortage of teachers, approximately 5,000 nationwide.
  • Starting salaries for TVIs are competitive. These jobs come with great benefits, job security, and the opportunity to improve the lives of blind or children with visually impaired.

Programme Structure

The Dominican College Advantage

  • Online Program: Benefit from the flexibility and convenience of an online degree program. On- campus residence is required for a total of only 3 days at the end of June, with hotel accommodations provided! (pending grant approval)
  • Learn from Top Educators: Classes are taught by expert faculty who are active in the field of visual impairment and blindness and who are fully committed to your success.
  • Personalized Attention: Smaller cohorts allow faculty to provide you with personalized attention and superior training.
  • Employment Opportunities: Graduates have a 95% employment rate prior to graduation.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 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

  • Official Transcripts
  • Personal Statement
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Interview Required, Resume, GRE and/or MAT scores

Tuition Fee

  • International

    750 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 750 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    750 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 750 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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