The purpose of this program is to provide vocational rehabilitation (VR) counselors, therapists, and graduate students enrolled in VR programs with the expertise to address issues and techniques specific to visual impairment.
- The program is sponsored by the National Research and Training Center on Blindness and Low Vision and the Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology and Special Education (a CORE Accredited program) at Mississippi State University. The project is funded by a long-term training grant from the Rehabilitation Services Administration of the U. S. Department of Education.
- There are only four graduate-level courses involved, all online.
- Students start coursework in January.
What are some potential careers?
This certification will aid vocational rehabilitation counselors, therapists and others who plan to pursue careers in the field of vocational rehabilitation.
Who should pursue this certificate
Individuals who are interested in assisting visually impaired people live the best quality of life should look into this degree.
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