Optometric Technician Programs Resources

Accreditation Manual: Optometric Technician Programs (Revised August 2014) contains the standards of accreditation and Accreditation Council on Optometric Education policies and procedures. Use the table of contents or bookmarks to navigate through the document. (PDF)

Optometric Technician Standards (effective July 1, 2010) may be used by programs for site visits scheduled through Dec. 31, 2018.  These standards may be downloaded to serve as a framework for programs conducting self-studies.  (MS Word)

New Optometric Technician Standards (effective Jan. 1, 2019). Use of these standards will be mandatory for all programs being evaluated on or after Jan. 1, 2019, and programs may elect to be evaluated by these standards for site visits occurring prior to that date. These standards may be downloaded to serve as a framework for programs conducting self-studies. (MS Word)

Directory of Accredited Optometric Technician Programs