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Deafblind Intervener, Undergraduate Certificate

This certificate is only offered via Global Campus/CMU Online.

The Deafblind Intervener Certificate Program is designed for degree-seeking students of any major and non-degree-seeking students interested in a career working with students who are deafblind, ages birth through twenty-one years. Students will take coursework that will prepare them to implement best practices in working with students who are deafblind and lead to a national intervener credential. It is recommended that students have a volunteer placement or employment at a school where they are assigned to work with a student who is deafblind. Assistance in finding a placement will be available through the Intervener Certificate Program Director.

The program is offered in an online format only.

Admission Requirements, Retention & Termination Standards

In order to be admitted into the program, candidates must have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

Double counting of courses will not be allowed.

Program Requirements

Required Courses (12 hours)

DBI 101Introduction to Deafblindness and Intervention


DBI 201Building Communication and Language Skills


DBI 301Intervention Strategies and Teaming


DBI 302Intervention Practicum


Total: 12 semester hours