Become an Optician
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Rewarding optical careers
You can work in a variety of settings helping others improve their vision and lead happier, more fulfilling lives.
Hands-on optical training
In our optical laboratory, you will learn how to design, fit, and dispense corrective eyeglasses and contact lenses.
Classes on your schedule
CTake classes in a hybrid (on-campus/online) format in the evenings and on weekends.
Good vision is one of our greatest gifts. Making the most of every aspect of our lives depends on the ability to see clearly. By deciding to become an optician, you’ll enjoy great career satisfaction by helping others improve their vision and lead happier, more fulfilling lives.
"Being an optician is very fulfilling and I couldn't be happier with my career path."
As an optician, you will be responsible for analyzing and interpreting prescriptions to determine lenses that are best suited for a patient’s lifestyle and visual needs, as well as ensuring the best fit and visual acuity of contact lenses . Upon completion of the Vision Care Technology program, you will be prepared to sit for both The American Board of Opticianry (ABO) and the National Contact Lens Examination (NCLE).
|VCT 102||Anatomy, Physiology, and Pathology of the Eye for the Optician|
|VCT 204||Contact Lens Theory and Application|
|VCT 208||Ophthalmic Practice Management|