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Most Popular Schools for Optometric Technician/Assistant Degree Program & Major

A program that prepares individuals to assist optometrists in providing patient care, administering examinations and treatments, and performing office administrative functions. Includes instruction in applied anatomy and physiology of the eye, visual testing, patient communication, patient preparation, medications and administration, dispensing and fitting of eyeglasses and contact lenses, record-keeping, and office management skills.


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Rank School Name Students % of Total Total On-Campus Cost
1 Technical Career Institutes 43 4% $14,940
2 San Jacinto Community College 30 1% $2,802
3 National Career Education 24 20% N/A
4 Charles A Jones Career and Education Center 23 4% N/A
5 Tyler Junior College 20 1% $13,982
6 Madison Area Technical College 19 0% $5,488
7 Renton Technical College 19 2% $5,746
8 Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Ponce 15 2% $5,519
9 Indiana University-Bloomington 15 0% $23,820
10 William T McFatter Technical Center 8 1% $2,465
11 Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo 7 6% $6,323
12 Traviss Career Center 7 2% $3,751
13 Manatee Technical Institute 5 1% N/A
14 Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez 4 3% $6,323
15 Summit College 3 0% N/A
16 Durham Technical Community College 3 0% $3,140
17 Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute 2 3% $11,040
18 Raritan Valley Community College 2 0% $4,942
19 Hillsborough Community College 1 0% $16,230

This list indicates the number of students that completed the Optometric Technician/Assistant 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.