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Ophthalmic Assistant

This program provides entry level training leading to a certificate of completion.  Curriculum is based on the Commission on Accreditation of Ophthalmic Medical Programs standards and guidelines.  The course work prepares students for national certification by the Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology.  Course work includes the following: medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, history taking, patient services, basic skills, lensometry, basic tonometry, instrument maintenance, and general medical knowledge.  Included in the program are extensive clinical experiences in ophthalmologist private practices, teaching hospitals, and eye centers.

Program Options

  • Certificate of Completion
  • Associate of Applied Science degree (AAS)
  • Associate of Applied Science-Transfer degree (AAS-T)

Other Program Info:


Larry A. Bovard
425-235-2352 x7926

  • 4 quarters
  • 76 credits
  • Monday-Friday,
    8:00AM - 2:30PM
Estimated Costs:
  • Tuition: $7,025.00
  • Supplies: $1,000.00
  • Students may enter winter quarter.