Assistive Technology Graduate Certificate
The purpose of the Graduate Certificate in Assistive Technology is designed for individuals who have completed a bachelor's degree or higher, to provide assistive technology services for individuals with disabilities, at home, school, work or play; to work collaboratively with a team implementing recommended assistive technology solutions and to become leaders in Assistive Technology. This certificate programs applies to individuals pursuing or engaged in the following careers: occupational, speech, physical, recreation therapy, rehabilitation counseling; engineering, education, special education, or nursing.
The 15 credit hours curriculum will consist of three four credit required courses plus one three credit elective. These courses are taught by regular faculty and have been offered for the last seven years.
|The following courses are required of all students:||
OT 831 and OT 832: Assistive Technology
OT 833 and OT 834: Assistive Technology and Physical Disabilities
EDUC 820: Introduction to Computer Applications for Education
The following required courses can also be taken as an elective if not previously used as one of the required courses.
* With the exception of COMM 914, all assistive technology courses will be offered on weekends to accommodate the needs of a diverse audience, many of whom work full time and could not otherwise take these courses. In addition, at least 25% of the content is provided off campus in order to take advantage of hands on assistive technology learning opportunities in the community.