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  Nov 17, 2017
 
 
    
2015-2016 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Assistive Technology Certificate


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The certificate in assistive technology will equip students with specific skills and knowledge in assistive technology. The overall objective of the program is to prepare educational and/or health care professionals in the knowledge and skills needed to utilize assistive technology for the enhancement of a student and/or client’s functional performance. Specifically, candidates who successfully complete the certification will have a broad-based knowledge of assistive technology, the ability to assess assistive technology needs with clients/students and plan implementation based upon that assessment, the ability to work with a collaborative team to implement assistive technology, and the knowledge and skills to effectively manage resources for procurement of assistive technology.

Applicants seeking admission must be graduate students or education or health care professionals working in their respective fields. Professionals can enroll as non-degree seeking students. Admission is based on completion of the certificate application and approval by the program coordinator.

The certificate program requires 12 s.h. of graduate-level course work in assistive technology, emphasizing practical application and collaborative team work.

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