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How to Apply to Ophthalmic Technician

Application Timeline

Fall Admission

  • June 1: Application available
  • August 3: Application deadline
    • No late applications accepted

Follow these steps to apply to Ophthalmic Technician

  1. Apply to TCC
    • Once you are accepted as a student at TCC, you will get a TCC Student ID number.
    • You need a TCC Student ID number for your application to our Ophthalmic Technician Program.
  2. Attend an Information Session
    • See Ophthalmic TechnicianVirtual Information Sessions for details
    • Submit your Certificate of Attendance with your application
  3. Make sure you are eligible to apply to our program
  4. Get current official transcripts from all colleges and schools you have attended
    • You will need to submit your official college transcripts to the TCC Registrar.
    • If you have not attended college or if you will have fewer than 12 college semester hours by the application deadline, you will need to submit your official high school transcript(s).
    • International students: Contact International Admissions (817-515-1570) at least 8 weeks before the application deadline to schedule an appointment if you have international transcripts.
  5. Take required admissions exam before applying to Ophthalmic Technician
  6. Submit your Ophthalmic Technician Application by August 3
    • Submit by mail or in person your:
      • Signed, complete application
      • Application checklist
      • Copy of your current active CPR card
      • Immunization records
      • Information Session Certificate of Attendance
    • Our address:
      • TCC Health Sciences Department
        Trinity River Campus East
        245 East Belknap Street
        Fort Worth, Texas 76012-1901
    • No late applications will be accepted



Trinity River Campus

Health Care Professions
Advising Resource Hub

Call 817-515-1484


Advising by Appointment

Fall & Spring Hours
Monday–Friday: 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Summer Hours
Monday–Thursday: 7:30 a.m.–6 p.m.

Updated August 03, 2021