Vision Science Master of Science

About us

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 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.

Fall Visit Day

Optometry Admissions - Visit Day on November 5, 2022 - See what you can be! Explore Ohio State Optometry

November 5

12:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. ET

The Ohio State University College of Optometry offers you a special opportunity to explore careers in optometry, tour our clinical facilities, learn more about the admissions process, and meet with college faculty, students, and administrators at our Fall Visit Day on Saturday, November 5. We encourage high school and college students, as well as any academic and career counselors to attend this event. 

Register online here

If you have any questions about Fall Visit Day, please contact the Student Services Office at 614-292-2647. You can also submit your questions by emailing us at