Master of Vision Science
The Master of Science (MS) in Vision Science degree engages the student in advanced study and research of the visual system. Vision science is a broad and growing field. It encompasses numerous disciplines such as anatomy, physiology, psychophysics, optics, neuroanatomy, pathology, eye movements, perception, and color vision among others. The MS program provides the student with a broad understanding of vision science and also an in depth knowledge of a particular area within the field. Each student will work with a faculty advisor to complete a thesis based upon original research. Faculty of the College of Optometry have expertise in numerous fields including contact lenses, ocular disease, binocular vision, sports vision, vision performance, and low vision among others. The MS program offers the student a rich variety of specialty areas within vision science.