Optometric Technician Certificate

The Optometric Technician Certificate Program prepares students with the skills and knowledge required to assist practitioners of optometry and ophthalmology practice. The Optometric Certificates provides a full overview of vision care, equipment, ophthalmic procedures and office procedures necessary to assist in the treatment of vision deficiencies.  Students will also be prepared to sit for the Certified Paraoptometric Assistant Examination.

Required Coursework 268 hours Certificate

Vision Care Office Procedures 48 hrs
Opticinary/Dispending Optician 20 hrs
Basic Contact Lens 48 hrs
The Visual System 48 hrs
Ophthalmic Techniques 48 hrs
Medical Software Applications 32 hrs
Ophthalmology Clinical 24 hrs

For more information, contact Schneil Dunn at 972-860-7077
Eastfield College
Workforce/Continuing Education Department
3737 Motley Drive
Mesquite, TX 75150