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Pre-Optometry Resources

What is a Doctor of Optometry? Read about the profession from the American Optometric Association


The Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry (ASCO) offers a wealth of information for pre-optometry students. Visit their Future Students webpage and blog!


Optometry Centralized Application Service (OptomCAS). Students will eventually apply to optometry programs thru OptomCAS. 


Optometry Admissions Test (OAT). All Optometry Schools require the OAT as part of the optometry school application.


Eye care science student organizations at UC

Experiential Learning Opportunities


Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP)


I-DOC at The Ohio State University - Improving Diversity in Optometric Careers