Benefits to the Employer

Students can continue their full time roles and remain productive members of their department while advancing their specialization.

Students receive in-state tuition regardless of their home address. The total approximate cost to complete the certificate is just $8350 for students enrolling in the 2012-2013 classes.

Program Development
Students are mentored in how to develop and establish low vision programs that adhere to Medicare requirements and generate revenue.

Developing the future occupational therapy leaders in low vision rehabilitation is a primary objective of this program. UAB is the only university to offer comprehensive graduate education specifically for occupational therapists in low vision rehabilitation. Our graduates have gone onto establish new low vision rehabilitation programs, teach, provide consultation, and lecture to consumers and professionals.