Complete the necessary coursework to prepare your for entry into optometry school through the pre-optometry path.
At UHSP, you’ll benefit from coursework that is taught through a health sciences-focused lens from your very first class giving you a unique perspective and set of skills to carry forward into your professional program and ultimate career.
Optometry At a Glance
Promote eye health and counsel patients on general health that affects their eyesight, when you pursue a career in optometry. Many optometrists own their practice, for those with an entrepreneurial spirit, or practice in a group setting with other optometrists and physicians. You can even explore unique specialties within the field.
Listed in the top 5 of highest paying health care occupations. (BLS, 2021)
Profession expected to grow 10% through 2030. (BLS, 2021)
B.S. in Biomedical Sciences
Our health sciences programs are the perfect foundation for future professional study.
Designed as our “pre-professions degree,” the Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences program prepares students for futures in a changing world by giving them a strong academic foundation in the sciences as well as the skills required to be successful in a wide variety of health professions careers, including optometry.