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Master of Science, Vision Rehabilitation Therapy (VRT)

Rosemont College has partnered with Salus University to offer students a direct track to a Master’s of Science Degree in Vision Rehabilitation Therapy (VRT).

Salus University guarantees Rosemont students reserved admission to the Master of Science, Vision Rehabilitation Therapy (VRT) Program* for students who meet the Program requirements. Applications for the Department of Blindness and Low Vision Studies masters and certificate programs are accepted each semester with the following deadlines:

 Fall Semester - June 30 | Spring Semester - November 15 | Summer Semester - March 30

The Vision Rehabilitation Therapy Program at Salus University is noted for the following:

  • Prepares professionals with the knowledge, skills, and tools to provide comprehensive instruction and training in activities of daily living to facilitate safe and independent living to/for individuals who are blind or visually impaired
  • Provides expertise in related fields such as occupational therapy, psychology, social work, gerontology, special education in visual impairment and orientation and mobility
  • Satisfy the requirements for national certification by the Academy for Certification of Vision Rehabilitation and Education Professionals (ACVREP)

This program prepares professionals with expertise in related fields (for example, occupational therapy, social work, gerontology, rehabilitation, special education in visual impairment, O&M, et cetera) to provide comprehensive vision rehabilitation therapy services (adaptive activities of daily living/independent living skills) to blind or visually impaired adults/older adults by providing the course work and supervised field experiences required for Vision Rehabilitation Therapist certification by the Academy for Certification of Vision Rehabilitation and Education Professionals (ACVREP).

*Guaranteed admission is limited to a maximum of 5Rosemont students per each Cohort (“Maximum Guarantee”). Students will be prioritized for the guaranteed reserved admission based on the date a student’s application is received by Salus. If any Rosemont student applies after the Maximum Guarantee has been met, the Rosemont students’ applications will be included in the Master of Science, Vision Rehabilitation Therapy (VRT) degree program application process.

Eligibility

Eligible students must be in good academic and social standing at Rosemont College and have completed a bachelor’s degree from Rosemont College.

Click here for more information about the Salus University Master of Science, Vision Rehabilitation Therapy Degree Program.