HSS Pre-Optometry

Program Overview
A student stands next to an optical instument, being advised on how to use it

Students interested in Optometry will follow the pre-medical/pre-dental option within Health Science Studies. This option allows students to complete necessary prerequisite coursework required by optometry schools.  Curriculum integrates coursework in human sciences, applied anatomy and physiology, public health, and an academic clinical internship. Optometry schools share common pre-requisites but often have specific or unique criteria. Students are encouraged to visit the specific program websites for detailed admission requirements.

2020-2021 Pre-Medical/Pre-Dental Planner


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Texas Optometry Schools:

University of Houston College of Optometry

University of the Incarnate Word, The Rosenberg School of Optometry