State University Of New York (S.U.N.Y.) - College Of Optometry

College of Optometry

Graduate Program in Vision Science


33 West 42nd Street

New York City, NY 10036

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Graduate Program in Vision Science

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Ph.D. in Vision Science Program Doctoral students complete 80 semester-hour credits of proseminars, tutorials, seminars and research. Students make an annual oral presentation, a dissertation proposal, take a specialty exam, and conduct a dissertation defense. Intensive training in selected areas of research concentration forms the basis of the required Ph.D. dissertation. The Graduate Program in Vision Science at the Graduate Center for Vision Research is devoted to teaching and basic and applied research in vision. It has the greatest concentration of vision scientists in the metropolitan area and is located in the beautiful Bryant Park area of Manhattan, across the street from the main branch of the New York Public Library and just minutes from Broadway.


Middle States Association (MSA); Accreditation Council on Optometric Education

International Student Requirements:

student visa

Facts & Figures

Classification: Specialized Institution—Other separate health profession school

Locale: Large City

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