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Visual Impairments, Master of Education

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The Master of Education program in Visual Impairments at Ohio State leads you to earn Ohio's Intervention Specialist: Visual Impairments License. This program prepares you to become a teacher to children with visual impairments in Ohio's schools.

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Program Features

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Career Paths 

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Licensed Teacher 
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Intervention Specialist 
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Behavior Analyst 
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Student Opportunities

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Project VIBE 

A limited grant opportunity that provides full-tuition benefits, technology (computer and Braille machine), some books and preparation for the Board Certified Behavior Analyst licensure exam. To be eligible, you must first submit an application to the MEd program. Contact Matthew Brock for more information.

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Degree Requirements

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Prerequisite coursework
3.0 GPA or better
Bachelors degree

Deadline to apply

March 15

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Licensure Disclosure 

Licensure requirements may be subject to change because of state-legislated mandates. Prospective students are encouraged to contact the Department of Teaching and Learning each year to ensure they have the most up-to-date information. 

Ohio State academic programs are designed to prepare students for licensure or certification in Ohio. If you plan to pursue licensure or certification in a state other than Ohio, please review state educational requirements for licensure and certification at 

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