Ophthalmic Assistant Program


6 Month Daytime, January – June, Class of 2021 Application

Application Deadlines:

Spring Daytime OA Course: Early Application Deadline is September 15th 2020. Late Application Deadline is December 15th 2020.

The Ophthalmic Medical Personnel Training Program (OMPTP) has two training options:

1) Evening, Part Time: July – December, 6 months

Part-time:  lectures & workshop for training Ophthalmic Assistants. Optional Clinical-add on available.

A modular course is available for students who are already employed and who wish to increase their knowledge about ophthalmic assisting. There is available optional clinical time for an additional fee. This program currently meets once a week, each Tuesday (5:30 to 9 p.m.) from July through December.  No college credit is awarded, this is a Certificate from Georgetown University School of Medicine. Applications should be submitted by May 15th, 2020.

2) Day-Time, Part Time: January – June, 6 months

Part-time:  lectures & workshop for training Ophthalmic Assistants.  Optional Clinical-add on available.

A modular course is available for students who have no prior experience who wish to enter the field of ophthalmic assisting. There is available optional clinical time for an additional fee. This program currently meets once a week, each Monday (9 am to 12:30 p.m.) from January 2021 through June 2021.  No college credit is awarded, this is a Certificate from Georgetown University School of Medicine. Early applications should be submitted by September 15th, 2020. Late applications should be submitted by December 15th, 2020.