Master in Vision Sciences - Visual Impairment and Rehabilitation (English)
Graduate | Study program 2-656-1-2
Gain the required knowledge and skills to provide rehabilitation services, in English, to people living with visual impairment.
Overview and specifics
Plan of study
Without dissertation or thesis track
About this program
Study vision science in English
Are you interested in helping people living with total or partial visual impairment while pursuing your studies in English? UdeM is the only Canadian university that offers a Master’s in visual impairment and rehabilitation. With this training program, offered entirely in English, you will be able to provide rehabilitation services to people living with visual impairment, while also engaging in applied and clinical research. The Visual Impairment and Rehabilitation Option of the Master’s in Vision Science is intended for individuals who have completed an undergraduate degree in occupational therapy, psychology, social work or any other counselling or health-related field.
In addition to providing rehabilitation services directly with individual clients, you will develop skills to educate the public about visual impairments and propose accommodations to improve accessibility in public places and social settings for people living with visual impairment. With internships that can be done around the world, this is an exciting opportunity for individuals who enjoy working with people or who are looking for a quick change in their career pathway.
The program is also offered in French. Refer to the Master's in Vision Science (MSc) program description for more information on the visual impairment rehabilitation and clinical intervention and research options available in the French program.
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