Blind and Visually Impaired – Orientation and Mobility (Advanced Certificate)
Welcome to the Blind and Visually Impaired – Orientation and Mobility (Advanced Certificate) program home page. Use this page as a guide to the Blind and Visually Impaired – Orientation and Mobility (Advanced Certificate) program from acceptance to graduation.
This post-master’s, advanced certificate program is designed to prepare certified Teachers of Students with Visual Impairments and/or Vision Rehabilitation Teachers (VRT) who have Academy for Certification of Vision Rehabilitation and Education Professionals (ACVREP) certification to become Certified Orientation & Mobility Specialists (COMS).
Academic Plan: ORMOB-AC
Certification: Graduates of this program will be eligible to obtain national certification from the Academy for Certification of Vision Rehabilitation and Education Professionals (ACVREP) as orientation and mobility specialists. This program does not lead to New York State certification.
- L. Beth Brady, Faculty Advisor (on leave)
- Lindsay Orcutt, Interim Faculty Advisor
- email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Christina Torossian, Administrative Advisor
Make an Appointment
To make an appointment with an advisor, please select from the options below.
If you have general questions or need to follow up on a submitted form email email@example.com.
Course Sequence and Program Tracker
Consult the course sequence guide for a suggested order of education courses. Students must meet with the program advisors to determine their particular course of study before registering for classes.
Course Descriptions, Progress Standards and Exit Requirements
Review the course descriptions, progress standards, and exit requirements in the Course Catalog.
Newly Accepted Students: Getting Started
Welcome to the School of Education! Visit the Newly Accepted Students page for a checklist to get you started at Hunter College.
New Student Support
If at any point you need support, please reach out to our New Student Liaison, Kristen Hall at firstname.lastname@example.org or make an appointment.
Newly Accepted Students: Orientations
Welcome to the School of Education! Students will attend two orientations to cover all the information needed to start your program:
- General New Student Orientation
- Program Advising Session
General New Student Orientation
The School of Education hosts monthly virtual new graduate student orientations titled “New Student Orientation – Teacher Education and Leadership”. These 60 minute online sessions will provide you with an overview of Hunter College and the School of Education. Additionally, you will find answers to many of your questions regarding registration, student life and certification. See “Newly Accepted Student Events” below for details about upcoming sessions.
Program Advising Session
The Blind and Visually Impaired – Orientation and Mobility (Advanced Certificate) program hosts program advising sessions that cover the course of study, progress standards and fieldwork requirements. See “Newly Accepted Student Events” below for details about upcoming sessions.
Newly Accepted Student Events
There are no upcoming events at this time.