The following are major purposes of the optometry program:

  • to qualify men and women for the practice of optometry
  • to instill in the graduate a scientific and professional attitude
  • to provide a background for the graduate’s contribution to the civic and social welfare of the community
  • to encourage and facilitate graduate and postgraduate study in optometry and vision science
  • to encourage and facilitate research in the clinical aspects of optometry and in the fundamental sciences germane to optometry
  • to contribute to the scientific and professional literature
  • to train men and women as optometric technicians and/or opticians

Geographical Distribution of Students

Students enrolled in the School of Optometry’s optometry, vision science, and optician/technician programs represent approximately 30 states and several foreign countries.

Academic Bulletins

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