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Special Education MA – Visual Impairment Emphasis

Special Education: Generalist

Online program designed for teachers, paraeducators, and those looking for a career change

Develop the skills and knowledge to help students with visual impairments meet their potential in academic and social areas of their lives. This program prepares you to work with students from birth to age 21 with a special emphasis on the needs of early childhood and elementary-aged students. You will also complete meaningful field-based experiences with visually impaired students in your home community.

Courses are delivered entirely online, which allows you to continue working while obtaining your master's degree.

This Program is Designed For...

  • Teachers
  • Paraeducators
  • Those looking for a career change – if you are not currently a teacher, talk to the Program Coordinator about any additional requirements.

A History of Excellence

The School of Special Education at the University of Northern Colorado has a long history of excellence in the preparation of special education teachers. The school is fully accredited by the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC).

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Credits Required:
42 (or less; see Courses & Requirements page)
Time to Completion:
2 years
$520/credit hour

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Program Coordinator:

Paula Conroy


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