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Major: Ophthalmic and Optometric Support Services and Allied Professions


Ophthalmic and optometric support services and allied professions programs prepare students to assist ophthalmologists and optometrists in examining and treating patients with vision problems, vision disorders, and eye diseases.

Specific programs included in this major:

  • Ophthalmic & Optometric Support Services & Allied Professions, Other
  • Opthalmic Technician/Technologist
  • Opticianry/Ophthalmic Dispensing Optician
  • Optomeric Technician/Assistant
  • Orthoptics/Orthoptist


Careers You Qualify For With This Major


Schools That Offer This Major

Alexandria Technical & Community College Alexandria


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College Preparation

In Minnesota, your school may have developed a Program of Study in this career area. A Program of Study is an academic and career plan developed by your high school to help move you towards a career and college path. A Program of Study can help you:

  • Select high school classes that prepare you for college and getting a job
  • Understand how the classes you're taking in high school lead to a career
  • Identify extra-curricular activities that are related to your career interest
  • See what classes at your school offer early college credit that will save you time and money towards your college expenses
  • Graduate from high school prepared for your next step toward the career you choose

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