Learn the scientific principles imperative to ensuring optimal eye care as part of a multi-disciplinary team that includes ophthalmologists, optometrists, opticians and medical technologists
Throughout the Ophthalmic and Optometric Assisting program at Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT), students will learn the scientific principles imperative to ensuring optimal eye care as part of a multi-disciplinary team that includes ophthalmologists, optometrists, opticians, and medical technologists. This program is unique in that it includes a combination of ophthalmic and optometric competencies, providing graduates with skillsets for two professions in one program.
Graduates can pursue job opportunities as a(n):
- ophthalmic assistant
- optometric assistant
- Anatomy & Applied Terminology
- Ocular Anatomy & Physiology
- Ophthalmic Practice
- Ophthalmic and Optometric Skills
- Systemic and Ocular Pathology & Pharmacology
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
- StartingApply anytime.
Applications are accepted until the program start date but are subject to change.
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
A minimum grade of 60% in each of the following courses or their equivalents:
- English Language Arts 30-1 or English Language Arts 30-2
- Math 30-1 or Math 30-2 or Pure Math 30
- Biology 30 or Science 30
- All applicants must demonstrate English Language Proficiency prior to admission, including students educated in Canada.
International17500 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 17500 CAD for the full programme during 12 months.
National7140 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 7140 CAD for the full programme during 12 months.
Living costs for Calgary
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.