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Training Program Summary
Optometry (OD)
Optometry (OD). A program that prepares individuals for the independent professional practice of optometry and that focuses on the principles and techniques for examining, diagnosing and treating conditions of the visual system. Includes instruction in prescribing glasses and contact lenses, other optical aids, corrective therapies, patient counseling, physician referral, practice management, and ethics and professional standards.
Training Providers for Optometry (OD) in California
Provider Name
Program Name
Pasadena City College Optometry (OD) 
Southern California College of Optometry Optometry (OD) 

Occupations for Optometry (OD) in California
Occupation TitleEstimated Year - Projected YearEmploymentEmployment Change Minimum Educational Requirement View Video
Optometrists2014 - 20244,7005,60090019.1 First professional degree
Optometrists2014 - 20244,7005,60090019.1 First professional degree