Curriculum and Catalog

NSUOCO Curriculum


Total Credit Hours - 172
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Course Catalog Listings

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Note: All courses in the professional program require successful completion of all preceding semester's courses and clinics.

Students utilizing VA education benefits must provide all transcripts and records of previous education and training. The Associate Dean and Director of Student and Alumni Affairs will evaluate these records and, when possible, grant appropriate credit for the previous education and/or training, shorten the length of the training program, and notify the student regarding the amount of credit being granted for previous training.

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Professional Licensure Disclosure

O.D. program graduates of the Northeastern State University Oklahoma College of Optometry are eligible to apply for state licensure as a doctor of optometry in any of the fifty states and in any US protectorate.

Requirements for state board examinations may be found on the NBEO state requirements resource page at For a list of state professional licensing boards for Doctors of Optometry please visit the American Optometric Association (AOA) state resources web page at State Boards of Optometry or the NBEO state board office listings at

It is each individual's responsibility to understand, evaluate, and comply with all requirements relating to national certification exams applicable to the state in which he or she intends to practice as requirements vary widely. For questions regarding licensure, please contact Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs, Dr. Jeffrey Miller, by emailing