A program that prepares individuals to assist ophthalmologists and optometrists in examining and treating patients with vision problems, vision disorders, and eye diseases. Includes instruction in taking patient histories, administering directed treatments and topical medications, diagnostic test procedures and equipment operation, anatomical and functional ocular measurements, patient care and instruction, ophthalmic and surgical equipment maintenance, safety and sterilization procedures, and office administrative procedures.
|Rank||School Name||Students||% of Total||Total On-Campus Cost|
|1||Tulsa Technology Center-Lemley Campus||29||4%||N/A|
|3||Pima Medical Institute-Denver||24||3%||N/A|
|4||Portland Community College||15||0%||$5,098|
|5||Mercy College of Ohio||14||4%||$13,090|
|6||Delgado Community College||11||0%||$4,502|
|7||Volunteer State Community College||11||1%||$4,607|
|9||Florida State College at Jacksonville||10||0%||$4,750|
|10||University of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences||10||2%||N/A|
|11||Henry Ford Community College||9||1%||$3,934|
|12||Des Moines Area Community College||8||0%||$17,472|
|13||Lakeshore Technical College||8||1%||$5,443|
|14||Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology||6||5%||$36,965|
|15||Camden County College||6||0%||$5,740|
|16||University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences||3||1%||N/A|
|17||Hillsborough Community College||3||0%||$16,230|
|18||Trident Technical College||3||0%||$5,822|
|19||Cuyahoga Community College District||2||0%||$4,736|
|20||Maricopa Skill Center||2||0%||N/A|
|21||St Catherine University||1||0%||$47,012|
This list indicates the number of students that completed the Ophthalmic Technician/Technologist program at the schools above.
It is not necessarily an indicator of academic rigor or quality of education.
Note that some schools do not have enough data to be ranked, and these schools will not appear in our lists.