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    Give yourself a head start

    In the past ten years, nearly all of Calvin’s pre-optometry graduates have been admitted to their school of choice. Calvin has a close relationship with the Michigan College of Optometry at Ferris State University, Indiana University School of Optometry and the Illinois College of Optometry.

    Take your skills to those in need

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    This program is part of a family of health science programs at Calvin, many of which share a common course foundation. To learn about other options in the health sciences, see the School of Health page.

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