Vision Care Technology - Certificate of Achievement (3310)

Division: Nursing and Health Sciences Division

Major Requirements (33 Credits)
BIO 125Anatomy and Phys of The Eye3
OPH 123Ophthalmic Laboratory I4
OPH 124Ophthalmic Laboratory II4
OPH 126Ophthalmic Materials I3
OPH 127Ophthalmic Materials II3
OPH 201Ophthalmic Dispensing I5
OPH 202Ophthalmic Dispensing II5
OPH 203Contact Lenses I3
PHY 111Theory of Optics3
Total Credits33
  • A New Jersey Apprentice Dispensing Permit should be obtained so that the Certificate of Achievement will qualify the student for taking the State licensing examination.
  • The minimum passing grade for all courses is “C.” If you earn a grade below “C,” you need to repeat that course.


  1. For an explanation of why General Education courses are included in this Program, please refer to the Section on General Education for an explanation of its Purpose and Requirements.
  2. This plan assumes the student is eligible to enroll in College Level Courses (designated as 100 +, e.g., ACC 102 Prin Accounting II ManagerialHST 131 Latin American History IMTH 221 Calc with Analytic Geom III).  Placement results will determine College Level Readiness in English and Mathematics.