Degree Programs

Doctor of Optometry Program

Ohio State's Doctor of Optometry program will provide you with well-rounded experiences through excellent course instruction, broad clinical science knowledge and extensive patient care experiences. The O.D. curriculum is four years in length and is designed to educate optometrists for practice now and in the future. Classroom instruction and clinical experience offer you a substantial education in recognizing those conditions of the eyes and visual system that require medical services. Additionally, we boast a comprehensive practice management course series that runs throughout the four years of the program and is designed to prepare you to be a sole or partial business owner. learn more

Master’s and PhD Programs

The College of Optometry in conjunction with the Graduate School of The Ohio State University offers several programs of graduate study leading to the Master of Science (MS) and Doctorate degree (PhD) in Vision Science. For more information about the graduate program contact the Chairman of the Graduate Studies Committee in Vision Science, College of Optometry, Columbus, Ohio at or visit the Graduate Program page.