In Canada four year Doctor of Optometry degree programs are available at the University of Waterloo and the University of Montreal.
The average of all courses taken in your undergraduate studies are included in the overall calculation for admission. The entrance requirement is at least three years of a university science program with a competitive average in the following pre-requisites:
- Junior English (3 credits)
- Introductory Ethics (3 credits)
- Introductory Psychology (3 credits)
- General Biology (6 credits)
- Microbiology (3 credits)
- Physiology (Human or Mammalian) (6 credits)
- General Chemistry (3 credits)
- Biochemistry (3 credits)
- Organic Chemistry (3 credits)
- Calculus (3 credits)
- Statistics (3 credits)
- Physics (6 credits)
Courses in human anatomy, embryology, genetics, histology and linear algebra or geometry and trigonometry are recommended.