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Highline Community College


P.O. Box 98000 Des Moines, WA 98198

This apprenticeship program of study was designed for the working apprentice optician employed by an Eye Care Professional or a business engaged in eye care. Students develop skills necessary to deal effectively with an increasingly complex eye care business environment and aid in developing the skills necessary to pass the Washington State Optician Board Examination. Our Goal: Assist in the training of apprentice opticians and promote growth in the industry of eye care through education. Our Mission: Provide an educational base for persons wanting to enhance or develop their skills as dispensing opticians.

Associate of Applied Science – Opticianry

Program Director: Deidre Howard