There’s a lot to consider when preparing for admission to optometry school. The HPPLA Guidebook lays out specific, step-by-step advice for every phase of preparation based on our staff’s expertise from many years of advising students. During class registration, the Academics & Coursework page can help you plan your coursework and set yourself up for success as a competitive applicant. Consult the Academics & Coursework page to identify course enrollments that meet your future admission requirements.

Optometry Topics

Preparing for a career as an optometrist
Academics & Coursework
Clinical experience
Volunteer experience
Keeping a prehealth journal
OAT - Optometry Admission Test
Applying to optometry school