International Optometry Programs


International Optometry Program at SalusSalus University is the only academic institution in the United States to offer the Master of Science (MSCO) degree program in clinical optometry. Eligible candidates must have a bachelor’s degree in optometry and licensure/registration to practice optometry in the host countries as applicable.

The program provides optometrists with education and clinical experience in the diagnosis and management of ocular conditions. It features a balanced curriculum of basic biomedical and visual sciences; clinical sciences and patient care applications; and research design and applications that include a culminating scholarly project.

The program is organized into four (4) integrated modules comprising 33 semester credits. Courses may contain workshop hours, controlled patient care hours, case-studies, live instruction and research assignments.

Currently, this program is only available to specific cohorts, as determined by the University. For more information, please contact the Office of Admissions by email at