Testing - College of Optometry  (CO)

Vision Statement: Our vision is to be a progressive leader in optometric education and to impove the way health care is delivered world-wide.

Mission Statement: The mission of Western University of Health Sciences College of Optometry is to graduate caring, comprehensive health care professionals who will serve the needs of a diverse global society. The College emphasizes rehabilitation of the visual system, neuro-optometry, and interprofessional education. We advance the profession of optometry through innovation in health care education, research, and patient care.

Core Values: We value a rich humanistic tradition and are commited to professional collaboration, communinity involvement, accountability, integrity, and respect.

Dean: Elizabeth Hoppe, OD, MPH, DrPH


Accreditation information:
American Optometric Association (AOA)
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Note: Placement statistics are self-reported by the students.

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