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National Opticianry Competency Examination Credential

Credit Recommendations 

  • Anatomy and Physiology of the Eye: 1 credit, lower division level
  • Introduction to Ophthalmic Dispensing: 3 credits, lower division level
  • Ophthalmic Dispensing I: 3 credits, lower division level
  • Ophthalmic Materials I: 3 credits, lower division level
  • Ophthalmic Materials II: 1 credit, upper division level
  • Principles of Optics I: 1 credit, lower division level

Effective Dates

Permanent

Issuing Agency

American Board of Opticianry

Applying for the Credit

If your credential was issued or valid during the validity period, or effective dates, for the credit recommendation, then you're eligible to apply for the credit. 

  • Consult with your Academic Advisor regarding the applicability of the credit to your degree plan.
  • Contact the PLA Office or the Registrar to apply for the credit.