Thompson Rivers University
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The School of Optometry at the University of Waterloo offers a four-year professional program leading to the Doctor of Optometry (OD) degree.


Graduates enter into a wide range of positions spanning private and public sectors, non-profit organizations and self-employment. Positions include: project coordinator, researcher, public relations specialist, manager, communications specialist, teacher, marketing specialist, adjuster, and counsellor.

Admission Requirements

Applications to the program are accepted from candidates who have met the following criteria:

  • A minimum overall university science average of 75 percent.
  • The science average is the overall average of all courses taken while registered in a faculty of science.
  • Canadian citizen or legal resident of Canada status held for at least 12 months prior to the registration day of the fall term.

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Specific questions about this program?
Phone: 250-828-5036