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Certificate in Orientation and Mobility (O&M)
The discipline of orientation and mobility (O&M) teaches people with visual impairments to orient themselves and travel safely with confidence. Participants in our O&M program learn to evaluate needs and to teach the use of equipment as the long cane and low vision aids, as well as the integration of a professionally trained dog guide.
March 1 for summer admission
What You'll Learn
Students learn how to teach travel skills in a variety of environments, including indoor, residential, business, rural, and urban areas. The curriculum addresses the art of teaching such skills across the lifespan to both children and adults, as well as those with additional disabilities.
Careers for Graduates
The O&M certification program leads to specialized work with people who are blind or visually impaired.