Assistive Technology (Graduate Certificate)

https://chhs.unh.edu/occupational-therapy/program/certificate/assistive-technology

The online graduate certificate in assistive technology is a 15-credit program, available to students who have completed a bachelor’s degree or higher.  The program provides training in the application of AT for individuals of all ages who experience physical, sensory, or cognitive impairments that affect participation at home, school, or work. Coursework includes basic principles of assessment, selection, fabrication, and training in the use of AT. Graduates of the program are prepared to provide a wide variety of AT services including: conducting AT evaluations and consultations; designing, fabricating, modifying, customizing, and maintaining devices; and AT service coordination. Graduates of the program are prepared to work in collaborative teams and to become leaders in assistive technology. This online graduate certificate program is appropriate for individuals pursuing or engaged in the following careers: occupational, physical, speech, or recreation therapy; rehabilitation counseling; engineering; education; special education; or nursing. The online program includes optional ways to obtain hands-on interaction with AT, including one intensive AT day, on campus, interacting with technology related to each course offered in fall and spring.  For additional program information, please visit our website at the link above.

Certificate Requirements

OT 831Introduction to Assistive Technology Principles2
OT 832Introduction to Assistive Technology Practices2
OT 833Assistive Technology and Physical Disabilities for Electronic Devices2
OT 834Assistive Technology and Physical Disabilities for the Home, Community and Employment2
OT 835Assistive Technology for Communication and Cognitive Impairments2
OT 836Assistive Technology and Vision and Hearing Impairments2
One approved assistive technology elective course3-4
Total Credits15-16