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Eyewear Dispensing Specialist - EDS1 Technical Certificate of Credit

Program Description: The Eyewear Dispensing Specialist Technical Certificate of Credit is a short-term program designed to provide the basic knowledge and skills needed to gain employment as an eyewear dispensing specialist. The program also provides the opportunity for individuals in the optical field to obtain formal education in a specialized area.

Locations Offered:
Valdosta

Requirements:

  • Submit a completed application and application fee
  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Submit official high school transcript or High School Equivalency transcript
  • Submit official college transcripts, if applicable
  • Present acceptable SAT or ACT scores taken within the last 60 months, or acceptable ACCUPLACER, COMPASS or ASSET scores taken within the last 60 months. Documentation on a college transcript of successful completion of appropriate courses from a regionally accredited college or university may be accepted in lieu of test scores
Curriculum
Occupational Courses 29
OPHD 1010 Introduction to Ophthalmic Optics 3
OPHD 1020 Eye Anatomy and Physiology 3
OPHD 1060 Optical Laboratory Technique I 6
OPHD 1070 Optical Laboratory Technique II 6
OPHD 2120 Lens Selection 6
OPHD 2090 Frame Selection 5
Faculty & Staff
Advisor

Opticianry Program Coordinator


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