AER Approved University Programs

Considering a VRT, O&M or TVI program?

The following college and university programs have successfully completed the review process and have earned the distinction of “AER Approved.” Each of these personnel preparation programs has demonstrated adherence to high quality standards that lead to a valuable academic experience; and the competencies needed for employment and certifications.

Orientation & Mobility (O&M) Programs

California State University at Los Angeles
North Carolina Central University
Northern Illinois University
Salus University (formerly PCO)
San Francisco State University
Stephen F. Austin State University
Texas Tech University
University of Arkansas at Little Rock
University of Massachusetts at Boston
University of Pittsburgh
Western Michigan University

Vision Rehabilitation Therapy (VRT) Programs

Northern Illinois University
Salus University (formerly PCO)
University of Massachusetts at Boston

Teacher of the Visually Impaired (TVI) Children Programs

North Carolina Central University
Northern Illinois University
University of Arizona
Vanderbilt University