The Master of Science degree requires a minimum of 30 semester credit hours of coursework, an independent research project, and completion of a thesis. Coursework is chosen according to the student's interests, in consultation with his or her advisor.
Before submitting an application, please visit our website at optometry.osu.edu/graduate-program-overview to make sure you understand all of our application requirements. Of note, the application and all supporting documentation must be received by the posted deadline.
Optional Practical Training (OPT)
International graduates of this major are approved by the Department of Homeland Security for three (3) years of work permission in the United States after graduation. Visit the Office of International Affairs website for more information.