Opticianry/Ophthalmic Dispensing Optician

A program that prepares individuals to adapt and fit corrective eyewear, including eyeglasses and contact lenses, as prescribed by ophthalmologists or optometrists; to assist patients in selecting appropriate frames; and to prepare work orders for ophthalmic laboratory technicians. Includes instruction in geometrical optics, ophthalmic optics, anatomy of the eye, optical instrumentation, use and maintenance of adjustment and cleaning tools, prescription interpretation, contact lens adaptation and fitting, prosthesis fitting, facial and eye measuring, pathology identification, record-keeping, and patient and business administrative tasks.

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Miami Dade College is a public institution with eight campuses based around Miami featuring the largest undergraduate enrollment of any college in the United States. MDC confers bachelor’s degrees in 14 academic fields of study and is home to 79...

“…I am in Dual Enrollment to get an early start. I haven't been there long but I think its a good college. You learn a lot from your teachers and they really help you when you need it.” – Mahogany from Miami, FL

Broward College
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Broward College

Broward College is a 2-year community college in Fort Lauderdale and a member of the Florida College System. Broward confers degrees and certificates in over 100 fields of study and makes academic programs available as both day and evening classes....

“…Broward is a college of honesty, dedication, love and being there for their students. It may be small but it has a big heart. This is where every student should start.” – Lissandra from Fort Lauderdale, FL

Hillsborough Community College

Hillsborough Community College is a 2-year community college in Tampa. Hillsborough confers associate degrees and certificates in over 190 academic programs. In addition to classroom space, HCC features two art galleries on its Dale Mabry and Ybor...

“…This is the perfect transition from high school to college. You get a sense of the hustle and bustle of a busy university campus, without all of the stress of a university. Besides, why pay twice as much for your (in most cases) prerequisite classes?” – Alyssa from Tampa, FL

College of Southern Nevada

The College of Southern Nevada is a 2-year institution that was founded in 1971. CSN has three main campuses, in Las Vegas, North Las Vegas, and Henderson, making it the state’s largest higher education institution. As a community college, CSN...

“…csn is a great place to either get started or continue your education. the environment is user friendly. the class rooms are more realistic settings less far far away typical college setting. it has a more personal feeling witch helps the learning...” – Isaac from Henderson, NV

Seattle Central College is a public, 2-year institution established in Washington, with four satellite facilities throughout the region. The college’s urban, 15-acre main campus spans over 10 buildings within Seattle’s Capitol Hill, which provide...

“…i have found all teachers to come across clear and respectful without presumptions of any one student. also most teachers provide an accurate schedule of quizzes, exam, and homework's due dates and a brief summary of the way their grade charts work....” – Kiara from Seattle, WA

East Mississippi Community College

East Mississippi Community College is a 2-year degree program and public institution based in rural Scooba, MS. The college offers associate degree programs and 1-2 year technical certification programs. Admissions are open and nontraditional...

“…Wonderful learning experience, small classes. and very afforadable for our area” – cindy from starkville, MS

Baker College

Formed by the consolidation of Baker Business University and Muskegon College, Baker College is a career and vocational school with several campus locations throughout Michigan. Baker confers bachelor’s degrees in over 40 academic majors and students...

“…Baker College provides students with the materials and the support that they need to be successful at furthering their education. The environment is clean and comfortable to be in. If i was asked to rate Baker College on a scale of one to ten, I...” – Lakeisha from Saginaw, MI

Essex County College is a 2-year community college in Newark, New Jersey, offering 49 degrees across seven departments. On top of being a short 20 minute train ride from New York City, ECC ranks first among all New Jersey 2-year schools in students...

“…The environment is not all bad, but tends to be a little crowded at times. The campus is pretty safe and I attend day and night classes. There is sufficient parking for students which save me money feeding the meters and getting tickets.” – Dianne from Newark, NJ

Camden County College

Camden County College is a public, 2-year institution located primarily in Blackwood, New Jersey, with three additional campuses in Camden, Sicklerville, and Cherry Hill. The college features a number of useful student resources, such as the...

“…This is a great college for career building. Small student to lecturer ratio which provided excellent supervision of students during class and project work. Excellent student services, for any help and support just ask and you are taken care of.” – Ibrahim from Yeadon, PA

Hocking College

Hocking College is a 2-year community college with an open admissions policy and a focus on “hired education.” It is the only community college that offers on-campus housing in the state of Ohio to encourage immersive learning. Students can take...

“…hocking college is a very good college. its not a college for everybody but it is for me. hocking college has very good teachers and they go out of there way to help you with whatever you may need.” – Jameson from Nelsionville, OH

Erie Community College is a 2-year community college and part of the State University of New York system. ECC confers degrees and certificates in over 100 fields of study. Seven degrees and one certificate are offered entirely online while eight more...

“…The class sizes here are relatively small and personal. I attend night and weekend classes and find the professors extremely knowledgeable and they apply a real world philosophy when it comes to learning. It is also the most affordable option in the...” – Mary from Kenmore, NY

Goodwin College
East Hartford, CT
Goodwin College

Goodwin College is a private institution based in East Hartford, Connecticut. Classes are offered year round, with evening, weekend, and online options, and the curriculum is career-focused.  Nursing, human services, and medicine are among the most...

“…goodwin college is a wonderful college it provides students with respectful and professional staff. professors and classroom where the student would have great communication on one on one level with professors. the help and education is wonderfull. ” – Y from Hartford, CT

Roane State Community College is a 2-year community college in east Tennessee. In addition to its campus academic programs, Roane State offers over 100 distance courses and the opportunity to earn a degree entirely online. Every new degree-seeking...

“…Roane State Community College offers well educated teachers and staff. I have attended other community colleges and they do not even compare to the level of education I have received in my short time there. I am very pleased with my level of...” – Stephanie from Strawberry Plains, TN

Georgia Piedmont Technical College

Georgia Piedmont Technical College is a public, 2-year institution established in Clarkston, with satellite locations in Covington, Decatur, Lithonia, and Conyers. Georgia Piedmont Tech offers over 150 associate degree, diploma, and certificate...

“…Nice and clean campus. The staff is very friendly and helpful. The classes are easy to understand and the setting is very calm.” – ANGELA from Covington, GA

Raritan Valley Community College is a public 2-year institution established in Branchburg, New Jersey. Students at RVCC can enroll in a variety of academic programs, including their many degree and certificate programs, the Honors College, and the...

“…At first I thought I was not going to like RVCC, but I love it, I honestly never expected to learn so much in one year here at RVCC. I love the teachers and the campus, everyone is just so helpful and kind. I am happy with the choice I made to...” – Caitlyn from Annandale, NJ

CUNY New York City College of Technology

CUNY New York City College of Technology is a public institution located in the Brooklyn borough. The school offers professional certifications as well as bachelor’s and associate’s degrees. CUNY New York City College of Technology provides tech...

“…really great school it is very clean and full of space. lots of friendly people to help you when you are inside. has small classes that can help out students a lot and learn more.” – Carlos from Ridgewood, NY

The Community College of Rhode Island stands out as the only 2-year community college in The Ocean State. It also maintains its standing as the largest community college in New England. CCRI offers majors in 24 academic departments. Over the years,...

“…the majority of the teachers show they do career about the success of students and are passionate about their jobs. the low student to teacher ration allows teacher to apply effort for each individual. ccri's lost classes are an excellent choice to...” – Jeff from Cranston, RI

J Sargeant Reynolds Community College is a public, 2-year institution established in Richmond, Virginia. The college also maintains a second campus in Richmond and a third Goochland. Academics at Reynolds feature a number of special programs, such as...

“…J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College is a great start for anyone that is looking to begin their college education or to start over from scratch in their education!” – Allen from Richmond, VA

Durham Technical Community College is a 2-year institution with seven campuses in North Carolina’s Research Triangle. Durham Tech offers over 100 degree and certificate programs in 18 academic departments. The college’s Interpretation/Translation...

“…Durham Tech is very organized. The staff is helpful. The teachers are there to help. ” – Kristen from Durham, NC

Ogeechee Technical College is a 2-year technical school in eastern Georgia with academic programs in 36 departments. OTC offers several degrees and certificates in unique fields such as Funeral Service Education and Fish & Wildlife Management. All...

“…love this school the did everything in their abilities to get me in here. my loans would not go through but thankfully they kept trying untill they reached the problems , and then my classes were paid . im so thankful for the faculty in this school...” – Felecia from Statesboro, GA

Wiregrass Georgia Technical College is a 2-year technical school in southern Georgia that offers associate degrees and technical certificates in over 140 programs of study. In addition, Wiregrass students have the opportunity to enroll in nine...

“…Wiregrass Ga Tech College is a very good school. The teachers are nice and they will help you as much as they can. The woman at the service desks are kind and helpful. ” – Stacy from Douglas, GA

Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology is a technology and engineering school in Boston. BFIT offers science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) degrees, and is the only college in Massachusetts to offer degree programs in Opticianry....

“…Benjamin Franklin is a great school with great teachers and class mates. I always thought i was going to feel lost in college but at Benjamin Franklin i fit right in. Its a great school with teachers that really know what they're doing.” – Angel from Roslindale, MA

Middlesex Community College (CT)

Middlesex Community College is a 2-year college in central Connecticut. MXCC offers degrees and certificates in over 60 fields of study. Students in the college’s Ophthalmic Design and Dispensing program craft prescription glasses and contacts for...

“…Great atmosphere with professors who care not just about the students but the subjects as well. Down to earth students accompanied by a beautiful campus. There is always at least one person who can answer your questions.” – Review Guy

Cuyahoga Community College

Cuyahoga Community College is a public, 2-year institution established in Cleveland, Ohio. Along with its traditional class offerings, Tri-C also offers online course options through their flagship Cable College program, which has been offering...

“…tri-c is a good school to attend, even better if you have no idea what to do. tri-c will help student figure that out. they also help students not fall behind with many tutors. ” – Theresa from Lakewood, OH

Founded by the All Indian Pueblo Council, Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute is a 2-year Native American tribal community college in Albuquerque. SIPI confers degrees and certificates in 12 academic programs. SIPI’s enrollment features...

“…its a good school” – Charmayne from F.t Wingate, NM