North Carolina Central University

General Information

North Carolina Central University
H.M. Michaux, Jr. School of Education
700 Cecil Street
Durham, NC 27707
(919) 530 5346


Diane Wormsley, Brenda Brodie Endowed Chair, Professor of Special Education in Visual Impairment,

Tessa McCarthy, Assistant Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction,

Demetrice Armwood, Administrative Support, Visual Impairment Training Program,, 919 530 7291

Services Offered

  • Personnel Preparation
    • Offers two master’s degree programs in the field of visual impairments: Master’s of Education in Visual Impairments (M.Ed.) with concentrations in Teaching, O&M, and Masters of Arts of Teaching in Visual Impairments (MAT-VI).

  • Distance Education
    • VITP courses are offered as hybrid courses including the use of the internet, face-to-face meetings, Blackboard, and Elluminate. For those seeking licensure add-on, courses are offered through a combination of on-line/Saturday and summer on-site classes. For further information, contact your faculty advisor.