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Bachelor of Science in Education, Primary Education (P-5) with Visual Impairment License

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A first of its kind in Ohio, you can earn your bachelor’s degree pursuing licensure in early childhood education and as a visual impairments intervention specialist. This dual licensure program provides you with diverse knowledge and experiences that will contribute to gainful employment in a competitive field. 

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Student Opportunities

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Trasser Dakota
Dakota Trasser

Over the course of my time in the program I was presented with amazing opportunities, difficult challenges and the chance to work with some of the best of the best in the field of VI.

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Career Paths

Upon completion of degree and certification/licensure requirements, you will be prepared for a number of teaching roles within various educational settings. Students will receive a licensure to teach students pre-k to fifth grade and students with visual impairments from pre-k to 12th grade.  

Experiences in these settings may lead to specialization within the educational field, providing opportunities for professional involvement and higher education that can lead to career paths in administration, orientation and mobility (O&M), low vision and higher education. 

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Licensure Disclosure

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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