Optical Apprentice Certificate
Course work includes the competencies necessary to analyze and interpret prescriptions and to accurately fit and dispense eyewear and contact lenses.
Graduates should qualify for the academic requirements of the apprenticeship program. Upon completion of all requirements of the apprenticeship program, graduates should be eligible to sit for the North Carolina State Board of Opticians licensing examination.
Recent North Carolina State Board of Opticians Licensure exam results show that students who complete the Associate Degree in Opticianry are twice as likely to pass the exam on the first attempt.
The Opticianry program is accredited by the Commission on Opticianry Accreditation and approved by the North Carolina State Board of Opticians.
This program has Gainful Employment information regarding graduation rates, the median debt of students who complete the program, and other information required by federal Gainful Employment regulations.