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Graduate Programs Offered

We offer two graduate degree programs; a Doctor of Optometry (OD) program and a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Vision Science program.  We also offer a one year residency program for ODs.

OD Program PhD Program Residency Program

Who Can Apply

We do not require a specific undergraduate major to apply to Berkeley Optometry. The completion of an undergraduate degree is not required at your point of application, but must be completed before the start of the school year.

Requirements International Students

How To Apply

The OD, PhD and Residency programs have different applications processes and requirements.  Please select the program you wish to apply to.

OD Application PhD Application Residency Application