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The growing legacy of the College of Optometry continues to surpass expectations. More and more students achieve exceptional results, and our alumni make us proud with their success. Take a few moments to learn about what we have accomplished so far.

We are fortunately situated in the heart of a university with strong roots across the health care spectrum. The emphasis on health inspires our university members, even as they serve the broader community. Our community partnerships are outstanding.

Our faculty and staff members provide the fuel that propels our College forward to meet the needs of our students and the broader community. We hope that you will become as excited as we are about the past, present, and future of NSU's College of Optometry.

Vision Statement

Through excellence and innovations in teaching, research, service and learning, Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry will be recognized by accrediting agencies, the academic and optometric communities, and the general public, as a premier College of Optometry, of quality and distinction that engages all students and produces alumni who serve with integrity in their lives, professional organizations, and optometric careers.

Mission Statement

The mission of the College of Optometry is to prepare, educate and train optometric physicians to practice at the highest level of proficiency, integrity, and professionalism; and to provide a multidisciplinary environment that encourages scholarly activity, service, and lifelong learning.

Goal 1

Students will graduate from the program with the necessary skills and knowledge to practice optometry.

Goal 2

Students and faculty will participate in scholarly activities.

Goal 3

Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry will assist optometrists in their ongoing pursuit to improve their skills and knowledge base.

Goal 4

Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry will contribute through education and service to the greater communities in which our faculty, students and graduates participate.

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