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.
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|Rank||School Name||Students||% of Total||Total On-Campus Cost|
|1||Tulsa Technology Center||23||1%||N/A|
|2||Renton Technical College||23||2%||$6,336|
|3||Pima Medical Institute-Denver||22||5%||N/A|
|4||GateWay Community College-Central City||18||4%||N/A|
|6||Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute||17||2%||$3,722|
|7||Central Piedmont Community College||12||0%||$4,429|
|8||Volunteer State Community College||11||1%||$5,722|
|9||Henry Ford College||11||1%||$4,636|
|10||Palm Beach State College||10||0%||$4,244|
|11||Delgado Community College||10||0%||$6,079|
|12||Sandhills Community College||8||1%||$4,598|
|13||University of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences||8||2%||N/A|
|14||Florida State College at Jacksonville||7||0%||$14,589|
|15||Hillsborough Community College||6||0%||$16,666|
|16||Career Quest Learning Centers-Lansing||6||2%||$10,900|
|18||Lakeshore Technical College||5||0%||$6,207|
|19||Camden County College||5||0%||$6,120|
|20||Community College of Philadelphia||5||0%||$6,542|
|21||Cuyahoga Community College District||3||0%||$5,136|
|22||Career Quest Learning Centers-Jackson||3||3%||$13,900|
|23||Stark State College||2||0%||$5,170|
|24||St Catherine University||2||0%||$52,164|
|25||University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences||2||0%||N/A|
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.