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Premedical and Health Studies: Optometry Pathway (BS + OD)

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School:Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Field of Study:Optometry (OD)
Pre-Optometry Studies
Description:As an optometrist, you have the power to help patients improve their vision and see the world through a brighter lens. This program allows you to begin your education focused on your career goals, so you’ll be well prepared to start treating patients on the first day of your new career.

In this professional pathway, you have the opportunity to earn a combined Bachelor of Science in Premedical and Health Studies (BS) and Doctor of Optometry (OD) from MCPHS in seven or eight years. During either three years in the accelerated track or four years in the traditional track at MCPHS in Boston, you’ll receive a challenging baccalaureate curriculum that prepares you for professional study. You’ll spend the next four years at MCPHS in Worcester to complete the professional education required for the Doctor of Optometry (OD) degree.
URL:Premedical and Health Studies: Optometry Pathway (BS + OD) at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Length:7 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $40,650

Annual tuition is $31,600USD

Admission Requirements


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    Test Scores:
    • or Scholastic Aptitude Test
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. ] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 79]
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Statement of Research Interests
    Cost Notes : Annual tuition is $31,600USD

    * 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 25, 2018

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