- Department Contact:
- Dr. Zane Mitchell
- Dean of Pott College
- Office Location:
- Education Center 1107
Optometry is an independent primary health care profession encompassing prevention and remediation of disorders of the eye and vision system through examination, diagnosis, treatment, and management of visual efficiency and eye health.
There are 23 Optometry Schools in the US. USI students most often attend Indiana School of Optometry and University of Missouri-Saint Louis College of Optometry.
Do you have questions about your path to Optometry School? Questions about Applications or the OAT? Visit our FAQ page to learn more about all the steps you need to take to reach your goals!
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For more information on Pre-Optometry preparation in the Biochemistry or Chemistry majors, please contact:
Dr. Kera Kay
USI Biology - 2010
University of Missouri, St. Louis College of Optometry - 2015
Associate Optometrist, MyOptix Family Eyecare
"The science program at USI, along with its faculty, were instrumental in both encouraging me to follow my dream, as well as preparing me for success in my optometric career."