OSRHE Program Code: 122
CIP Code: 131009
Certificate Code: 6871
Purpose Standard Certificate
This special program for standard teacher certification in Visually Impaired is expected to be completed in two consecutive summer sessions. The program is comprised of two components and limited to 15 students each. For further information, please contact the College of Education, 918-444-3700.
NSU's educator preparation programs at the baccalaureate and master's levels are accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), www.caepnet.org, (1140 19th Street NW, Suite 400, Washington, D.C. 20036-1023, 202-223-0077), and the Oklahoma Office of Educational Quality and Accountability (840 Research Parkway, Suite 455, Oklahoma City, OK 73104, 405-522-5399), www.ok.gov/oeqa
As a prequisite for program admission, candidates must hold or be eligible to hold a standard teaching certificate or teaching license or be eligible for an alternative certification program with a plan of study for certification on file with NSU's Office of Teacher Certification. All candidates seeking certification need to take the state certification test for visual impairment at the completion of the program. If seeking certification in any state other than Oklahoma, it is recommended that individuals contact the appropriate State Department for guidelines so they can be built into the program.
Applicants must be
- Be admitted to the Graduate College prior to enrollment
- Hold a valid teaching certificate: elementary, library media specialist, career technical or special education