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Career Area: Health Science
Technical Diploma
Program Number: 31-516-4
Approximately 1 Year to Complete
This is based on full-time enrollment. Actual time to completion may vary based on the availability of courses a college offers and the number of credits the student takes in any given time period.
Credit Program
Most credit programs are eligible for financial aid, while most non-credit certificates provide valuable work-related skills on a short timeline. Check with the college offering the program to determine if it is eligible for financial aid.
Average Annual Tuition: $4386
This is based on one year of full-time enrollment for in-state students. WTCS tuition is set by the Wisconsin Technical College System Board in March for the following year. It does not include books, materials or program/college-related fees.
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Ophthalmic Medical Assistant Careers

Recent Wisconsin job postings for this degree:

Opticians, Dispensing
Ophthalmic Medical Technicians
Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians

Ophthalmic Medical Assistant Programs

The Ophthalmic Medical Assistant program prepares students for employment in ophthalmic and optometric practices and in retail optical settings. Students apply technical skills to perform pre-screening and specialty testing, assist with dispensing glasses and contact lenses, and perform office management duties including maintaining patient information and billing and insurance processes.

Ophthalmic Medical Assistant Part of a Career Pathway Program Transfers Offered completely online Shared Program
Gateway Ophthalmic Medical Assistant at Gateway
Lakeshore Ophthalmic Medical Assistant at Lakeshore
Northeast Ophthalmic Medical Assistant at Northeast