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.
If you are not currently a teacher but are looking for a career change, you may take additional courses (9 credits) to work toward obtaining your teaching licensure.
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 National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC).