Program Information

School: Red Deer College
Degree: Bachelor; University Transfer
Field of Study: Optometry (OD)
Description: The Pre-Optometry program at RDC is the first two years of the three year pre.professional program required for admission to Doctor of Optometry at University of Waterloo in Waterloo, Ontario. Your third year of study will be completed at a university of your choice. You must make sure you meet admission and minimum course load requirements for the professional program as well as your alternate degree program.
URL: Optometry (Pre-Professional) at Red Deer College
Length: 2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $12,597
Careers: Optometrists,Opticians

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 60 to 100
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 Biology 
  •  Grade12 Chemistry 
  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Mathematics 
  •  Grade12 Physics 

Minimum average of 60% with no mark below 50% in: Biology 30, Chemistry 30, ELA 30-1, Mathematics 30-1, Physics 30