University of Alabama at Birmingham

Vision Science Training Program


1720 2nd Avenue South


Birmingham, AL 35294

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Ph.D., M.S.

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Vision science is an interdisciplinary field of study that embraces all facets of the visual process. It includes such specific topics as optics, anatomy, biochemistry and physiology of the eye, neurophysiology, eye movements, development of the visual system, and visual perception. Programs leading to the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees include a core curriculum covering the topics listed above, research techniques in vision science, advanced seminars, and completion of the research thesis or dissertation.


Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Midsize City

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