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Ophthalmic Medical Assistant

Program: 31-516-4
  • Technical Diploma
  • 3 Terms
  • 37 Credits
  • Financial Aid Eligible
  • Starts Summer
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The Ophthalmic Medical Assistant program prepares students for employment in ophthalmic and optometric practices and in retail optical settings. Students apply technical skills to perform pre-screening and specialty testing, assist with dispensing glasses and contact lenses, and perform office management duties including maintaining patient information and billing and insurance processes.

This program is shared with Northeast Wisconsin Technical College.


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PROGRAM ADMISSIONS STEPS

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ENROLLMENT PROCESS

After you are admitted to your program you will meet with your Advisor to plan your first-semester schedule, review your entire plan of study, discuss placement assessment results and complete any additional enrollment requirements.

ENROLLMENT REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS PROGRAM INCLUDE:

Approximate Costs

  • $140 per credit (resident)
  • $205 per credit (out-of-state resident)
  • Other fees vary by program (books, supplies, materials, tools, uniforms, health-related exams, etc) Details here.

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Ophthalmic Medical Assistant courses are offered during the day, Monday through Friday.

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