Become a highly trained expert who teaches safe travel skills to the blind and visually impaired.
Our Orientation and Mobility Specialist program (O&M) focuses on advanced mobility training for individuals of all ages and abilities. The program prepares you to earn your certification as a Certified Orientation and Mobility Specialist (COMS, which is a gateway to a diverse range of employment opportunities.
We offer the O&M Graduate Certificate (26 credits), with the option to add on a Master’s Degree in Education for an additional six credits (32 credits total).
The program is offered in a hybrid format, with most courses online and a limited number of workshops in person. Students also complete a clinical experience of at least 350 hours.