Eye Care Assistant Certificate

Curriculum OPH.EYE.CERT (C451A)

The Eye Care Assistant program prepares graduates for entry-level work in a variety of eye care settings under the direction of the optometrist or ophthalmologist. Employment opportunities are excellent due to an increasing demand for eye care support personnel.

Last Update Effective: 1/22/17

Semester One

Credit Hours

 

AHL 110

Medical Coding and Office Procedures

2

 

EYE 100

Fundamentals of Optometric Technology

4

 

HTH 281

First Aid & CPR

2

 

 

 

8

Semester Two

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EYE 110

Optometric Assisting Procedures

4

 

 

Electives

4

 

 

 

8

 

 

Total credits required

18

Note: A minimum grade of "C" is required as a prerequisite for each EYE course.

See EYE course descriptions.

Coordinator: TBA, Ext. 3712

Gainful Employment

The information provided in the link below is available to assist students in making informed choices about their education and career.

http://www.triton.edu/GE_Certificates/EyeCareAssistantCertificate.html

For more information about Gainful Employment, visit the Triton College Financial Aid Office, located in the Student Center Building, Room B-160, or send an email to: finaid@triton.edu.