Special Education: Visual Impairment, MA
The Master of Arts in Special Education Visual Impairment Emphasis is designed to prepare teachers who will work with students who are visually impaired. The program consists of the required courses and practicum requirements agreed upon by the student and advisor. Students entering the Master of Arts program in Special Education: Visual Impairment without a current teacher licensure are required to complete additional course requirements listed under Professional Teacher Education. Students may complete licensure and degree requirements in a minimum of 42 credits if they desire licensure of education of students with visual impairments only.
Total Degree Requirements
42 Credit Hours
Tuition & Fees
- Fall Admission: April 15th
Applicants must apply to the University of Northern Colorado Graduate School before the program area reviews the applicant’s request for admission. To apply, submit the following materials in a single packet along with the application fee. Failure to submit all required materials will delay the evaluation and screening of your application.
- Supplemental Vision Application (pdf) - send to address on application
- Statement of Philosophy and Goals of application in relation to the needs in the field
- GPA of 3.0, on the last 60 semester hours, on a 4.0m scale
- $50 non-refundable application fee
- International Students: $60 non-refundable application fee
- Completed Online Application
- Two Letters of Recommendation from previous employers or academic professors
- One official copy of transcripts from all accredited college or university attended since completing high school. UNC Alumni need not submit transcripts
- If possible, arrange a personal interview
- Acceptance or rejection of an applicant will be made after an evaluation of all of the above requirements is made.