While the college does not require a Covid-19 vaccination at this time, Health Sciences programs are required by the state of Florida and national accrediting bodies to provide instruction in clinical healthcare settings. These clinical facilities set the compliance rules (i.e immunizations, drug screenings, and fitness for duty) that students must meet to be eligible for instruction at these sites. At this time, If you decide not to receive a Covid-19 vaccination (or any other required immunization or screening), you will not be able to complete a Health Science Program. If you have any questions about these requirements, please speak to your admissions counselor.

 

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Broward College’s Vision Care Program offers an Associate of Science (A.S.) degree that provides you with the training needed to assist in the ocular health of patients. This program simultaneously prepares you to work with optometrists, ophthalmologists and eye care corporations as an optician.

Associate of Science degree in Vision Care

The curriculum of this program has been designed to train the student in the laboratory techniques of measuring, grinding, fitting, and adapting to eyewear, and preliminary examination pre- testing evaluation.

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Institutional Accreditation

Broward College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate and baccalaureate degrees. Contact the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Broward College.

Additional Program Accreditation

The program is accredited by the Commission on Opticianry Accreditation (COA).

Health Science Admissions Office

North Campus
Building 46 | Room 252
1000 Coconut Creek Blvd.
Coconut Creek, FL 33066

Central Campus
Building 8
3501 SW Davie Road
Davie, FL 33314

healthscience@broward.edu

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