The Vision Science graduate program at The University of Alabama at Birmingham is organized into four basic themes: ocular biology, systems neuroscience, biomedical optics and patient-based vision research. The program also offers a combined clinical degree (OD/MS) which prepares students for a career that combines clinical practice with vision science research.
Education and training in vision science can open the door to successful careers in teaching, industry, clinical research and discovery, public policy or law. Graduates of the program include tenured professors, associate deans of research in colleges of optometry, physicians and associate directors of leading pharmaceutical companies.
- Vision Related Literature Review
- Optics and Imaging - Optical properties of the eye
- Ocular Anatomy, Physiology & Biochemistry
- Biology and Pathology of the Posterior Segment
- Visual Neuroscience
- Ocular Surface Journal Club
- 12 months
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