M.Ed. Blended

Blindness and Visual Impairment

Salus University

24 months
865 USD/credit 19030 USD/year
865 USD/credit 19030 USD/year
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Salus University offers a Master of Education (MEd) in Blindness and Visual Impairment degree program, and a certificate program for Educators of Children and Youth with Visual Impairments.


 These competency-based programs offer coursework and practical experiences that develop the necessary knowledge and skills required for the instruction of infants, children and youth who are totally blind or visually impaired, and those with multiple disabilities.

Students successfully completing the Blindness and Visual Impairment program at Salus University are prepared for certification by the state credentialing body in Pennsylvania. The master’s degree program offers students the possibility of reciprocity of certification in other states. Both programs are offered for part and full-time study, with coursework primarily online during the fall and spring terms, and a four-week summer residency at Salus University for two summers.

Program Mission

To develop and offer graduate education programs preparing highly qualified professionals to support children with visual impairment, including multiple disabilities, by creating an interprofessional environment of educators committed to lifelong learning, critical thinking, and dedication to the individuals and communities they serve.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Foundations of Education & Rehabilitation
  • Clinical and Functional Implications of Visual Impairments
  • Psychological & Social Dynamics of Visual Impairment
  • Critical Analysis of Research
  • Literacy Braille Code

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

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44 alternative credits



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

  • A course-by-course credential review from an accredited agency (such as World Education Services), which evidences all post-secondary studies completed.  Please consult the agency’s web site for requirements to complete the evaluation. 
  • An official credential evaluation (not a copy) must be sent from the evaluation service
  • Fluency in written and spoken English is essential for success in a Salus University academic program as well as to help ensure patient/client safety and/or effective communication with members of a healthcare team. Official results from the TOEFL (or IELTS) examination are required for all students for whom English is a second language (ESL).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19030 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 865 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    19030 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 865 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Montgomeryville

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

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


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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