The 2-year Optician Technology program(Starting January 2020) at Daytona State College prepares students to work in the eye care industry. You’ll gain essential skills in a modern clinic and learn how to manufacture eyewear in a state-of-the-art on site lab. Prepare yourself for a rewarding career in a growing in-demand profession.
Daytona State College’s Optician Technology program is one of only a handful of Optician Technology programs in the state. Classes will be offered on DSC’s Daytona Beach Campus.
Graduates of the program will be eligible to apply for state licensure by the Florida Board of Opticianry.
Credits can be applied to DSC’s Bachelor of Applied Science in Supervision & Management.
Salaries of Florida opticians range from $39,200 to $57,000, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, with demand projected to increase by over 21 percent through 2026. There are many advancement opportunities within the optical industry as well, ranging from management and manufacturing to wholesaling and retail.
Take the next step by earning your Bachelor’s Degree
- Upon earning your AS degree in Optician Technology, you can earn your Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) in Supervision and Management in two years or less.
- Daytona State students pursuing a BAS degree save thousands in tuition costs compared to students at other four-year universities.
For additional questions about the program please contact:George Stanley, Program Director