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CSN’s Ophthalmic Technology Program prepares graduates to be professional opticians. The program includes instruction and laboratory training in all aspects of the field, including eyeglasses, contact lenses, low vision aids and ophthalmic physician assisting skills. Students are trained in the latest technology employed in the field of opticianry.

The CSN Ophthalmic Technology Program offers Degrees and Skills Certificates including: Ophthalmic Dispensing Technician – AAS, Contact Lens Technician, Ophthalmic Dispensing Tecnician, and Optical Laboratory Technician.

Most licensing states require their aspiring Opticians to apprentice, earn formal training and education, and become nationally certified prior to sitting for their state licensing exam. You’re lucky if you’re in Nevada. They accept the Ophthalmic Career Progression Program (OCPP) as one way to earn that training and education, leading you directly to certification and licensing.