The Pre-Optometry Program allows you to earn a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Illinois Tech and a Doctorate of Optometry (O.D.) from Illinois College of Optometry (ICO) located just east of Main Campus.
You must successfully complete the pre-optometry curriculum with a cumulative GPA of 3.2 or better, qualify for admission to ICO, and attain satisfactory scores on the Optometry Admissions Test. During the fourth academic year, you will take approved courses at ICO and receive transfer credit from Illinois Tech. Upon completion of the first full academic year at ICO, and satisfaction of all other requirements for a Bachelor of Science in Biology, you will be awarded that degree by Illinois Tech. Upon completion of four full academic years at ICO, and satisfaction of all other requirements for the O.D. degree, you will be awarded that degree by ICO.
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High School Students
Office of Admission
Illinois Institute of Technology
10 W. 33rd Street
Chicago, Illinois 60616