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

Geographical Distribution of Students

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

Academic Bulletins

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