Ophthalmic Technology | Mercy College

Ophthalmic Technology

Admission Requirements

  • Applicants must be a high school graduate with a grade point average (GPA) of at least a 2.0, or a general equivalency (GED) recipient with a score of 500 (score of 50 prior to 2002). If an applicant’s GPA or GED score is below the minimum, he/she may be eligible for admission under transfer credit guidelines.
  • A transfer student must be a high school graduate or a GED recipient and have earned a minimum of 15 credit hours of college coursework from a regionally accredited college, with a GPA of at least 2.0. For applicants who have attended more than one regionally accredited college, GPAs from all colleges must combine to equal at least a 2.0.
  • Students must possess American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider certification-valid prior to the start of EYE 117 with current certification maintained through the completion of clinical rotations. 
  • Applicants must submit to a background check, drug screen, and meet health requirements according to program policy. 
For students who are not United States citizens and/or for whom English is a second language, please review the college catalog online for further admission information.