Eye Health Technology


Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology is the only college in Massachusetts to offer degree programs in Opticianry. Graduates qualify for positions involving eye wear and contact lens design and dispensing, optical laboratory finishing and management, optical business management or independent ownership. There is tremendous demand for opticians across the nation. Graduates work in medical offices, optical boutiques, optical chains, and independent shops. Many graduates seek advanced degrees and/or certification related to business, management, ophthalmic technology, and healthcare management.

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What you will learn

  • How to design, fit and dispense glasses and contact lenses
  • How to operate all forms of ophthalmic instrumentation
  • How to inspect eyewear for precision, proper fit and aesthetics
  • How to evaluate and troubleshoot optical patients' concerns
  • How to prepare for local, state and national licensing

Our degree program

Associate Degree in Opticianry

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