Admission Information

The MS in Vision Science program attracts candidates who wish to earn a master in science in vision science degree — and gain experience in vision research methodology — without enrolling in a four-year OD program. You must hold a bachelor’s degree and have taken or plan to take the Graduate Record Exam’s general exam to be considered for admittance.

Requirements for admission to the MS include:

  • Bachelor Degree in a field relevant to vision science from an accredited university.
  • Official transcripts from all undergraduate, graduate and/or professional schools.
  • (2) Letters of recommendation from professional colleagues, instructors or professors.
  • Official Score Report of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) with Verbal
  • The following GRE component scores are highly recommended: Verbal Reasoning ≥ 142, Quantitative Reasoning ≥ 143, Analytical Writing ≥ 2.7
  • International Students: Official score report of English proficiency test.
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00
  • Conditional admission allowed; retention based on performance in core curriculum.