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Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Pre-Optometry Studies


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

Admission Requirements

Students wanting to pursue optometry studies are advised to verify admission requirements through the University of Waterloo.

Apply for one of our open admission programs, such as the Bachelor of Science, to prepare you and help fulfil admission requirements needed to apply to the professional program at your university of choice.

Next Steps

Once enrolled in a TRU open program, our Academic Advisors work with you to create an academic plan to meet the admission requirements of your chosen professional program. Review the the Academic Advising program planning forms for help with course selection.

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