California Optometry School Websites

UC Berkeley Optometry

Southern California
College of Optometry

Western University College of Optometry

 

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Pre-Optometry

This page provides links to helpful online resources for students considering or planning a career as an optometrist. 

  • Overview of a Career in Optometry - Career description, employment characteristics, salary, employment outlook, educational programs, licensure, certification, and registration, and inquiries contact information.
  • Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry
    Information of the application process, career information, admission requirements, OAT (Optometry Admission Test), etc.
  • OptomCAS Optometry School Application Service
    OptomCAS is the Optometry Centralized Application Service. Through this service applicants may file one application and send it to multiple optometry programs. The schools and colleges of optometry will be able to process applications more efficiently.
  • The "unofficial" guide for Pre-Optometry and Optometry Students
    Dedicated to promoting the field and educating those who are interested in someday becoming an optometrist.