The Professional Development and Research Institute on Blindness at Louisiana Tech University is looking for individuals who are seeking a meaningful and rewarding career in the field of blindness! The need for qualified professionals to work with the blind is at record levels in our country today. The Institute on Blindness provides outstanding professional preparation for individuals entering the field of working with blind children or adults and our graduates have been eagerly sought after by employers from all across the United States in both public and private sectors.
We are committed to providing leadership in creating programs and conducting research that empower blind individuals not only to live independently, but also to participate fully in society. We take pride in maintaining high academic standards. Not only are the Master's degree programs at the Louisiana Tech University non-discriminatory, but they are also designed to exceed the standards and competencies of traditional university training programs.
The Institute on Blindness has worked in partnership with the Louisiana Center for the Blind, one of the leading adult orientation and adjustment training centers in the United States, to develop the following graduate level programs:
- Master of Arts with Certification in Teaching Blind Students
- Master of Education in Curriculum & Instruction with Cognate in Teaching Blind Students
- Master of Arts in Industrial/Organizational Psychology in Orientation & Mobility (O&M)
By combining the best university education and agency training techniques, the Institute on Blindness has created a unique program that will produce the most qualified teachers of blind children and Orientation & Mobility instructors. We extend an invitation to blind and sighted individuals to find out more about this exciting opportunity.
Financial assistance may be available.