This academic program is progressive with very competent faculty, modern clinical and laboratory facilities, comprehensive clinical/hospital externship programs, and an intensive community outreach service. Moreover, the program follows the prescribed curriculum and includes different Optometric specialization areas such as Contact Lens, Pediatric Optometry, Low Vision and Rehabilitation, Sports Vision, Neuro Optometry, Public Health & Occupational Optometry.
There are also co-curricular and extracurricular activities which help develop students to become global leaders in their future profession and independent thinkers cognizant of their crucial role in primary eye care. After taking this program, graduates can choose from a variety of enriching employment opportunities where they can practice their chosen profession.
The School of Optometry is a CHED Center of Development for Optometry Education and is accredited with the Highest Level of Accreditation, Level IV, by PACUCOA as certified by Federation of Accrediting Agencies of the Philippines (FAAP), as well as ASEAN University Network Quality Assurance (AUN-QA) certified.