Selection Process | Vision Science (MS)

Members of the VSG Committee screen the applicant pool. Selection is based on the published minimum requirements for admission and the following criteria:

  • Depth and breadth of prior education preparation
  • Strength of recommendations 
  • Written communication skills as assessed in the application essay 

Based on the criteria described above, Selected applicants are invited for an interview either in person or through video conferencing. The VSG Committee makes recommendations for acceptance into the program to the Dean of the College of Optometry. Applicants will receive official notification of their status within 30 days after the two application deadlines. Admitted students must satisfactorily complete a criminal background check before starting classes.