Eye Care Technician Career Major - Overview

Eye Care Technician

Eye Care Team
Campus
Health Careers Center
(Springlake Campus)
Career Major Length
755 hours
Who Can Enroll
Adults
Schedule
M-F 7:40-10:30A &/or 11:25A-2:15P
Fees
In-State Tuition:
$1,888.00
Out-of-State Tuition:
$4,908.00
Book Costs:
$126.00
  • Assist ophthalmologists with patient procedures
  • Utilize advanced vision care equipment and resources
  • Perform various vision and diagnostic tests
Career Major Length
755.00Total Hours
Course Title
Hours
OMP Clinical Roles
65.00
Core Medical Terminology
45.00
Ocular Anatomy & Physiology
40.00
Ocular Disease & Ocular Pharmacology
50.00
Optics & Vision Correction
60.00
Vision in Office Procedures
80.00
Vision Clinical Practicum I
110.00
Vision Clinical Practicum II
60.00
Vision Professional Development
15.00
Vision Clinical Practicum III
230.00

Helpful Attributes and Abilities

  • Reading and math skills at the 10th grade level or above
  • A positive attitude
  • A general interest in health careers
  • Good communication skills
  • The ability to relate to people in a caring, empathetic manner
  • Good eye-hand coordination
  • Good physical and mental health
  • Dependability
  • Ability to do work effectively with a wide variety of personality types

Required Prerequisites

  • High school diploma or GED
  • 18 years old
  • CPR for Health Care Providers (American Heart Association Course)

Certifications Available

Industry Accreditations

  • Pending