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The Buckeye Advantage

Leadership development is woven into all aspects of Ohio State Optometry's world-class student experience.

The Ohio State University College of Optometry's intentional dedication to leadership development prepares students to be excellent doctors and problem-solvers. We believe that our graduates are primed and ready tackle important problems in health care. 

According to Dr. Jeff Walline, the College of Optometry's Acting Dean, "The Buckeye Advantage encompasses the consistently highest pass rates on boards, the most comprehensive business education among optometry schools, a curriculum intentionally dedicated to building leadership skills, an opportunity to simultaneously earn a master’s degree with an OD degree, and much more!" Read Dr. Walline's full welcome message on our About Us page.