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Advising and Resources Center


This page provides links to helpful online resources for students considering or planning a career as an optometrist. 

Join the Fresno State Pre-Optometry Club!

"We are committed to bring together students who are interested in pursuing a career in optometry. We wish to promote the field of optometry and prepare students through informational meetings, professional visitations, test preparation, community service, and general advising."

  • Overview of a Career in Optometry - Career description, employment characteristics, salary, employment outlook, educational programs, licensure, certification, and registration, and inquiries contact information.
  • Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry
    Information of the application process, career information, admission requirements, OAT (Optometry Admission Test), etc.
  • OptomCAS Optometry School Application Service
    OptomCAS is the Optometry Centralized Application Service. Through this service applicants may file one application and send it to multiple optometry programs. The schools and colleges of optometry will be able to process applications more efficiently.