Best Colleges with Optometric Technician/assistant Degrees in the U.S.

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If you are seeking a degree in Optometric Technician/assistant, you'll find there are a few degrees that can be earned. A major in Optometric Technician/assistant is offered at a small amount of schools, all of which are listed below. Our 2018 ranking of the best colleges that offer Optometric Technician/assistant degrees is based on the compilation of our data from reliable government sources, student surveys, college graduate interviews, and editorial review. You can find more information about a Optometric Technician/assistant degree below along with a look at schools that offer online degrees in Optometric Technician/assistant.

The Best Optometric Technician/assistant Colleges of 2017

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 Indiana University-Bloomington Bloomington, IN

Indiana University-Bloomington offers 4 Optometric Technician/assistant Degree programs. It's a large public university in a small city. In 2015, 24 students graduated in the study area of Optometric Technician/assistant with students earning 18 Certificates degrees, and 6 Associate's degrees.

Based on 112 Reviews
2 Rochester Institute of Technology Rochester, NY

Rochester Institute of Technology offers 0 Optometric Technician/assistant Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large suburb.

Based on 36 Reviews
3 Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Ponce Mercedita, PR

Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Ponce offers 2 Optometric Technician/assistant Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a mid sized suburb. In 2015, 70 students graduated in the study area of Optometric Technician/assistant with students earning 70 Associate's degrees.

4 Renton Technical College Renton, WA

Renton Technical College offers 0 Optometric Technician/assistant Degree programs. It's a small public university in a small city.

5 Madison Area Technical College Madison, WI

Madison Area Technical College offers 4 Optometric Technician/assistant Degree programs. It's a medium sized public university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 60 students graduated in the study area of Optometric Technician/assistant with students earning 60 Certificates degrees.

6 Technical Career Institutes New York, NY

Technical Career Institutes offers 2 Optometric Technician/assistant Degree programs. It's a medium sized private college in a large city. In 2015, 66 students graduated in the study area of Optometric Technician/assistant with students earning 66 Associate's degrees.

7 Tyler Junior College Tyler, TX

Tyler Junior College offers 4 Optometric Technician/assistant Degree programs. It's a large public college in a small city. In 2015, 40 students graduated in the study area of Optometric Technician/assistant with students earning 32 Certificates degrees, and 8 Associate's degrees.

8 Georgia Piedmont Technical College Clarkston, GA

Georgia Piedmont Technical College offers 2 Optometric Technician/assistant Degree programs. It's a medium sized public college in a large suburb.

9 San Jacinto Community College Pasadena, TX

San Jacinto Community College offers 6 Optometric Technician/assistant Degree programs. It's a very large public college in a large suburb. In 2015, 60 students graduated in the study area of Optometric Technician/assistant with students earning 30 Certificates degrees, and 30 Associate's degrees.

10 Hillsborough Community College Tampa, FL

Hillsborough Community College offers 2 Optometric Technician/assistant Degree programs. It's a very large public college in a large city. In 2015, 2 students graduated in the study area of Optometric Technician/assistant with students earning 2 Associate's degrees.

List of Optometric Technician/assistant Schools in the U.S.

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Degree Levels
  • Associate's
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  • Master's
Program Length
  • Less than 2 years (below associate)
  • At least 2 but less than 4 years
  • Four or more years
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School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
Indiana University-Bloomington Indiana University-Bloomington Bloomington, IN
3/5
23 : 1 48,514
Rochester Institute of Technology Rochester Institute of Technology Rochester, NY
5/5
15 : 1 16,639
University Logo Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Ponce Mercedita, PR
2/5
32 : 1 5,497
Renton Technical College Renton Technical College Renton, WA
2/5
31 : 1 3,961
Madison Area Technical College Madison Area Technical College Madison, WI
2/5
21 : 1 16,520
Technical Career Institutes Technical Career Institutes New York, NY
3/5
22 : 1 2,081
Tyler Junior College Tyler Junior College Tyler, TX
2/5
26 : 1 10,934
Georgia Piedmont Technical College Georgia Piedmont Technical College Clarkston, GA
2/5
18 : 1 3,908
San Jacinto Community College San Jacinto Community College Pasadena, TX
2/5
35 : 1 28,326
Hillsborough Community College Hillsborough Community College Tampa, FL
2/5
39 : 1 26,571
Durham Technical Community College Durham Technical Community College Durham, NC
1/5
21 : 1 5,118
Spokane Community College Spokane Community College Spokane, WA
2/5
38 : 1 10,218
Raritan Valley Community College Raritan Valley Community College Branchburg, NJ
2/5
35 : 1 8,099
Ogeechee Technical College Ogeechee Technical College Statesboro, GA
2/5
24 : 1 2,068
St Philip's College St Philip's College San Antonio, TX
2/5
40 : 1 11,198
Northern Essex Community College Northern Essex Community College Haverhill, MA
2/5
27 : 1 6,628
Wiregrass Georgia Technical College Wiregrass Georgia Technical College Valdosta, GA
2/5
23 : 1 3,708
University Logo Charles A Jones Career and Education Center Sacramento, CA 41 : 1 525
Manatee Technical College Manatee Technical College Bradenton, FL 11 : 1 966
Summit College Summit College Colton, CA 15 : 1 814
Oakland Community College Oakland Community College Bloomfield Hills, MI
2/5
36 : 1 21,061
Traviss Career Center Traviss Career Center Lakeland, FL
2/5
13 : 1 825
Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo Arecibo, PR
2/5
28 : 1 1,035
University Logo William T McFatter Technical College Davie, FL 7 : 1 994
Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez Mayaguez, PR
2/5
29 : 1 1,505

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Schools offering online Optometric Technician/assistant degrees

Online Optometric Technician/assistant degrees are available at a variety of different schools with as many as 35 degrees earned at the most popular school. Read more below about all schools that have offered online Optometric Technician/assistant degrees. If you are interested learning more about getting a degree online, check out our page dedicated to online degree information.

Certificate
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Doctoral
School Name Certificate Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Ponce 0 35 0 0 0
Madison Area Technical College 30 0 0 0 0
Durham Technical Community College 4 0 0 0 0
Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo 0 4 0 0 0
How many schools offer online Optometric Technician/assistant degrees?
  • 2 Certificates
  • 2 Associate's

What degrees do people get in Optometric Technician/assistant?

Degree Level Program Length Colleges Graduates
Associate's 2-year Length 12 Colleges 101 Graduates
Certificates < 1 year Length 23 Colleges 170 Graduates

Optometric Technician/assistant Degree Overview

When it comes to choosing a Optometric Technician/assistant degree, options will be constrained to specialty and short term schools. A degree in Optometric Technician/assistant will often not require a sizable amount of time investment and is generally achieved in only a year or two. The standard Optometric Technician/assistant degree earned was a certificate and it also has the widest range of school possibilities as well. The second most popular Optometric Technician/assistant degree that people receive is an associate's degree. While a certificate has more popularity, it isn't uncommon for an associate's degree as well. Although an associate's degree is offered at some schools, getting a traditional degree is not very common. With your goals in mind, look for the Optometric Technician/assistant degree that can match your flexibility and needs in addition to finding a school with the right opportunities for you to earn that degree.

Average cost of college for a Optometric Technician/assistant degree

Average Tuition and Fees for a 2 year Degree

Average Tuition and Fees School Control Student Residence
$3,291 Public In-State
$13,274 Private In-State
$5,604 Public Out-of-State
$13,274 Private Out-of-State

Average Tuition and Fees for a 4 year Degree

Average Tuition and Fees School Control Student Residence
$7,028 Public In-State
$12,263 Private In-State
$18,874 Public Out-of-State
$12,263 Private Out-of-State
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