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Master of Clinical Optometry

This two years Master’s degree is a hands-on program with rigorous theoretical training that integrates didactic classroom lectures with clinical practice.

Course Duration

2 years

Clinical Training

ASCO India, Sankara Academy of Vision

Campus Recruitment

Our placement team will mentor and work with you individually to give you the best opportunity possible

Eligibility

  • Bachelors in Optometry from a university recognized from UGC
  • Minimum 55% in Bachelor’s in Optometry
  • Online entrance test
  • Viva and personal interview.

Master of Optometry

Master of Optometry program at Chitkara University aims at meeting the continuing education and training needs of eye care professionals and assuring them a rewarding career by training them in the advanced aspects of the subject to gain professional competency in the rapidly expanding arena of health sciences in general and optometry in particular. The curriculum is imparted with core academics, research work and integrated clinical work. The Chitkara School of Health Sciences is a member of Association of School and Colleges of Optometry (ASCO, India). The program will enrich professional skills and attributes to deliver quality eye care in various areas of optometry such as binocular vision, contact lens, pediatric optometry, low vision, behavioral optometry, rehabilitation and many more.

The Masters of Optometry program is designed to meet the recent advancements, evidence-based practice and clinical training by providing diverse academic and clinical experience. The program also offers electives and value-added courses to enhance personal development as professional optometrists leading and managing the eye care delivery.

Learn the most in-demand and contemporary skills

Apart from clinical skill development, the program also lays emphasis on quality multi-disciplinary optometry research, scientific research publications, patent filing, and enhancing entrepreneurial skills. The course will equip you with diverse skills both academically and clinically, imparting professional development and societal responsibilities for improving the quality of eye care.

Features of the Program

  • Comprehensive hands-on training and Didactic lectures
  • Clinical Training in specialties with ASCO, India and Sankara Academy of Vision 2nd, 3rd and 4th semester
  • Certificate of FASCO in Clinical Optometry (Fellowship by ASCO, India)
  • Multi-disciplinary collaborative research
  • Journal Clubs and Seminars
  • Periodic webinars, workshops and conferences
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Program Highlights

Masters in Optometry is a recommended program to the graduates in Optometry to enhance their knowledge in Vision Science, Clinical diagnosis & Optometric Management Practices. This course trains participants for professional specialisation in various areas of Optometry: contact lenses, pediatric optometry, low vision, practice management etc. Further, they will be able to conduct eye tests to examine the patient’s vision, prescribe eyeglasses & contact glasses, provide vision therapy & low-vision rehabilitation as and when required. The course has a mixed academic focus – it trains students for both specialised professional practice and research.

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    Centre for Sight

    Transform Your Career

    Get a solid base with 2 years of intensive learning at Chitkara University and further build on this solid foundation through clinical training from experts with ASCO India.

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    Optometrist

    Learn the most in-demand and contemporary skills

    Gain extensive industry exposure through various sessions with experts, perform research work and this cutting edge industry-endorsed program.

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    Optometry

    Study Less Work More

    Design and development in Optometry industry requires a perfect blend of theory, practice and research and is best learnt by doing. You will spend a lot of time practicing your acquired skills.

You can explore career opportunities as:

  • Vision Therapist
  • Behavioural Optometry Specialist
  • Neuro-optometric Rehabilitation
  • Low Vision Specialist
  • Contact Lens Specialist
  • Academician
  • Optometry Researcher
  • Entrepreneur

Be a part of India’s top rated university

Top Campus Recruiters

Our highly qualified and multi-disciplinary professionals and professors pass on to our students their international managerial and technical experience across the full range of activities in the Healthscience sectors.

  • AIGHospital
  • Apollo Hospital
  • Centre for Sight
  • Deloitte
  • Docplexus
  • Dr Lal Path Labs
  • Fortis Hospital
  • Health MP
  • Lenskart
  • Medanta
  • Nanavati Hospital
  • NH
  • National Health Mission
  • National Health Mission
  • Path Kind Labs
  • PWC
  • Titan Eye Plus
  • World Health Organization
  • Wockhardt
  • Zydus
  • National Health Mission

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