Dalhousie University - Faculty of Graduate Studies

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Clinical Vision Science

Dalhousie University - Faculty of Graduate Studies

Faculty:Faculty of Health Professions
Field of Study:Ophthalmic Laboratory Technology/Technician
Vision Science/Physiological Optics
Length:3 Year(s)


We provide students interested in the profession of orthoptics and ophthalmic medical technology with strong theoretical and practical clinical foundations in vision sciences. Our program offers a coherent and dynamic curriculum that meets and exceeds professional practice standards. Students enjoy a learning environment that is optimal for both academic achievement and excellence in patient care.

The program includes training in research methods for all students to prepare them for an active role in contemporary evidence-based practice. Master’s students complete a thesis project in a research topic of their choice under the supervision of faculty experts. After graduation they may continue their research studies in related PhD programs and pursue careers in research or post-secondary education.


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  • Four-year bachelor's degree.
  • Minimum grade point average of 3.0 (B average) in the last 60 credit hours of study.
  • Degree granted by university of recognized standing.

    Please see this website for information on program-specific requirements.
  • Application Notes :
    Additional Admission Requirements:

      * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

      Modified on October 07, 2022