Stephen F. Austin State University

Visual Impairment Preparation Program (VIP)
Training Program for Teachers of Students with Visual Impairments and Orientation & Mobility Specialist

*Deadline for applying is the 3rd Monday of March each year!


Click one of the following options to get more information related to our program:

SFA SealWhat does a Teacher of the Visually Impaired (TVI) do?

SFA SealWhat is the Certified Orientation and Mobility (COMs) program like?

SFA SealWhat classes are needed for certification as a TVI?

SFA SealWhat classes are needed for certification as a COMS?

SFA SealCan I get both a TVI and a COMs?

SFA SealCan I get a Master's degree in addition to my certification(s)?

SFA SealWhat will the program cost me? Is there any financial assistance available?

 

SFA SealWhat are the requirements for eligibility to the program?

 

SFA SealHow will the program be delivered? Will I have to leave home to get the training?

 

SFA SealHow can I go about applying to the program?

 

SFA SealHow will my application be evaluated and my acceptance/rejection into the program be determined?

 
And finally, a wealth or information can be learned from our student handbook that can be downloaded below.

SFA SealVisual Impairment/Orientation & Mobility Program Handbook