University of Pittsburgh: Department of Teaching, Learning, & Leading, School of Education

General Information

University of Pittsburgh: Department of Teaching, Learning, & Leading, School of Education
Department of Teaching, Learning, & Leading, School of Education
Pittsburgh Pennsylvania 1 15260
(412) 648 7308
tessam@pitt.edu
https://www.education.pitt.edu/AcademicDepartments/InstructionLearning/Programs/VisionStudies.aspx

Brief Description

Personnel preparation program for TVIs and COMS

Staff

George J. Zimmerman, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Instruction and Learning; Vision Studies Specialization , gjz@pitt.edu, 412 624 7247

Services Offered

  • Personnel Preparation
    • Graduate programs to prepare teachers of visually impaired (TVI), orientation and mobility (O&M) specialists, and dually certified TVIs/O&M specialists. Courses in both the TVI as well as the O&M program programs are offered in a hybrid model (mostly on-line with some on-campus time required). Students may also complete a Master's of Education degree in addition to one or both certificates above. Doctoral (Ed.D. or Ph.D.) program in special education with emphasis in blindness and visual impairment is also available.