Ophthalmic Technician Curriculum

Ophthalmic Technician Training School
  • Diploma
  • 900 clock hours
  • 37.5 Instructional Weeks
  • Residential


The Ophthalmic Technician program at Cambridge College of Healthcare & Technology is designed to provide training and education in order to prepare graduates to plan, deliver, and manage patient care as an ophthalmic technician. The program offers students the opportunity to learn to effectively function as an integral part of the interdisciplinary team in a healthcare delivery system. At the completion of the program, graduates who have attended class and their clinical externship, studied, and practiced their skills should have the ability to seek entry-level employment as ophthalmic technician.

Core Curriculum
Course CodeCourse NameHours
OPT100Ocular Anatomy & Physiology60 clock hours
OPT105Ocular Pathology & Microbiology60 clock hours
OPT110Medical Terminology60 clock hours
OPT115Introduction to Health Science60 clock hours
OPT120Administrative Procedures & Protocol120 clock hours
OPT125Clinical Procedures & Protocol240 clock hours
OPT130Ocular Imaging & Pharmacology150 clock hours
OPT200Externship150 clock hours

Total 900 clock hours