Pre-Optometry

Pre-optometry, Science, IUPUIClick here for more resources to help you prepare for optometry school.

At the School of Science at IUPUI, students seeking professional careers in optometry are exposed to opportunities that no other school in the state of Indiana can offer. Through comprehensive coursework, hands-on experience in the classroom and labs, one-on-one guidance from professors, and research and leadership opportunitiesin the School, five surrounding hospitals, the IU School of Medicine and the IU School of Dentistry, graduates of the School of Science are well prepared for optometry school and beyond!

RESEARCH, INTERNSHIP + LEADERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

One of the biggest benefits to studying science at IUPUI is the accessibility of our world-class professors, and the ability to participate in research and internships.

The School of Science at IUPUI offers various programs for students to become involved with both research and other leadership opportunities throughout their undergraduate experience. One of those programs is the Life Health Sciences Internship. This one-year program through IU Med School provides students the opportunity to participate in both clinical and scientific research opportunities throughout IUPUI's campus and the surrounding hospitals and labs. For more information on the Life Health Sciences Internship and other opportunities for students in the School of Science at IUPUI, please click here.