Optician Certification Training

George Mason University

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Career Training Program
Program Code: GES126
Hours: 150
Fees: $1995.00 USD


Your tuition for this program includes these textbooks:

  • System for Ophthalmic Dispensing, by Clifford W. Brooks and Irvin Borish
  • The Optician Training Manual, by David S. McCleary
  • All About Your Eyes, by Jennifer S. Weizer and Sharon Fekrat

This program can be taken on a PC or a Mac. The program is compatible with Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, and Windows 2000. It is also compatible with Internet Explorer (versions 5.5 through 8) and Firefox (any version).

Adobe Flash Player and Adobe Acrobat Reader are required for this course.

Hardware Requirements:

For Windows Vista or Windows 7: Intel® Pentium® 4 or AMD Athlon® dual-core processor, 3.0 GHz or higher with SSE2 technology; for Windows XP: Intel Pentium 4 or AMD Athlon dual-core processor, 1.6 GHz or higher with SSE2 technology


There is no prerequisite for taking this program. If you plan to take the ABO exam, a high school diploma or GED is required and job experience will be very helpful.

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