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Ophthalmic Technician Proficiency Certificate

Do you want a career that combines customer service and technical proficiency? Our Ophthalmic Technician Proficiency Certificate program will teach you to provide patient care by performing many different eye and vision-related clinical functions in a variety of optical environments. Ophthalmic Technicians work closely with optometrists or ophthalmologists to take patient histories, perform eye and vision examinations, and perform various clinical administrative duties. Upon completion of the certificate, you'll have the skills necessary to perform ophthalmic procedures, process insurance claims and calibrate and maintain ophthalmic equipment and instrumentation in an office, clinic or lab setting.


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Degree Options

Upon receiving your proficiency certificate, you may enter the workforce, or your courses may be applied to an associate's degree program at the College, as well as transfer to a four-year college.

Career Options

  • Optometry or ophthalmology practices
  • Optical dispensaries and laboratories
  • Frame or contact lens companies
  • Pharmaceutical companies

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Open House

Prepare for an in-demand career in just one year. Join us at our upcoming open house to learn how you can set your sights on a career in vision care.

August 8, 2017 

5:30 p.m.

Northwest Regional Center
1300 W. Godfrey Avenue, Room 249
Philadelphia, PA 19141

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