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University of Pittsburgh    
2019-2020 Graduate & Professional Studies Catalog 
    
 
  Feb 27, 2021
 
2019-2020 Graduate & Professional Studies Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Vision Studies Special Education - Vision Education Certification, MEd


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The School of Education at the University of Pittsburgh requires all students pursuing a Master’s of Education degree (MEd) to complete a minimum of 36-credits, 12 of which are the required graduate-level general education courses listed.

Applicants may choose to pursue the MEd degree through a variety of options (with or without certification):

  • MEd degree with single certification as a Teacher of Students with Visual Impairments (TVI)
  • MEd degree with single certification as an Orientation and Mobility (O&M) Specialist
  • MEd degree with dual certification (TVI and O&M)
  • MEd degree without certification but with a Vision Studies Area of Concentration

Students pairing the degree in combination with any certification option will complete additional credits hours to fulfill program requirements. Additionally, the MEd program requires students to successfully complete the Vision Studies Comprehensive Exam. The Comprehensive Exam is a proctored three-hour exam based on the student’s area of concentration and is completed towards the end of their MEd degree program.

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