Ophthalmic Medical Assisting Certificate
Area of Study: Ophthalmic Medical Assisting
Degree/Certificate: Short Term Certificate
If you are not already an active Tri-C student, you must first apply to the college. If you are interested in more than one health careers program, you must submit a separate health careers application for each program. You may only apply to three programs at one time.
Ophthalmic Assistants are ophthalmic allied health professionals who perform procedures under the supervision of an Ophthalmologist. An Ophthalmic Assistant may be responsible for taking patient histories, providing patient services, administering diagnostic tests and maintenance of ophthalmic equipment. The Ophthalmic Medical Assisting program combines academic instruction and clinical experience under professional supervision.