Eye Care Technology

Eyeing a career in eye care? Gain the knowledge and skills to work under a licensed eye care professional. Learn everything from performing diagnostic tests to fitting patients for glasses and contact lenses. The program boasts a 100 percent job placement rate.


 Degrees & Certificates

The program connects your classroom and lab training with external clinicals at leading ophthalmic centers/practices.

This two-year daytime program is the only certified ophthalmic program in Texas, connecting you to ophthalmology employment opportunities in multiple subspecialties.

  • 60 credit hours

This three-term daytime program allows you to work in optometrist offices as an optometric assistant.

  • 29 credit hours

This three-term evening program (with daytime clinicals) allows you to sit for the optician certification.

  • 16 credit hours

Program Info

 Central Campus

Serving students in Southeast Houston, Pasadena, Deer Park, La Porte, Clear Lake, Kemah, Seabrook, and surrounding communities.

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The San Jacinto College Eye Care Technology program is accredited by the International Council of Accreditation (ICA).



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