Vision Science Doctor of Philosophy

About us

The College of Optometry offers a traditional Doctoral degree in Vision Science. This is typically a five year program that provides vision science research training and experience.

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.

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.