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Tuition fee $5,000 per year
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Parallel to rise in demand for eyeglasses as a need of developing society level, new retail companies are started to be established and wholesale salesman of eyeglasses glass and frame arisen within the sector that is fully oriented towards import. Reform and development at all points within the sector have started since 1980s and a significant grade was reached through the efforts of carrying all segments of the sector as from production and retail and laboratory working level to the level of developed countries. For this reason, parallel to the development in the world, the opticianry program has been formed within Vocational Higher School of Nişantaşı University. By forming this program, it aims to provide education opportunities that bring together modern technology and actual medical information based on evidences in their fields, manpower needed by the health sector which develops in a fast manner especially within our country and in the world. The objective of the program is to train health personnel who would work within the field of opticianry. This personnel is health worker who supplies optical tools designed to fix visual impairments and provides the relevant implementation on the patient and sells sunglasses, protector eyeglasses, frames for glasses, all kinds of contact lens and prescription glasses of eyeglasses written within the prescriptions and could create eyeglasses in accordance with the prescriptions. The title of “Optician” is assigned for the students graduating from the program.

Programme structure

Courses of physics, geometrical optics, optical tools, eye anatomy and physiology, commercial mathematics, medical terminology, eye diseases, vocational English, operational management, package program implementations within opticianry, first and emergency aid, occupational ethics, computer, Turkish language, Ataturk’s principals and reforms are provided within the program of opticianry and internship is practiced.

Career opportunities

Our university conducts meetings with important representatives working in relevant sector in order for the students, who would carry out their education in the program, to solve the issues of training and finding a job in a fast and sustainable manner before starting the period of program opening. In this sense, it makes educational collaboration in order to provide development of practical courses within the relevant program in accordance with the support of sector representatives. This collaboration provides important advantages for the program students. Employment areas of the students to graduate from this program are: Opticians can work as creating and selling eyeglasses or responsible manager within the opticianry institutes.

Apply now! Commence year 2019
This is a rolling intake - applications are accepted all year round.
Studies commence
Nov 4, 2019

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States