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Ophthalmic Technician Program Costs

The following is a list of program fees for applicants accepted into the Ophthalmic Technician program.

Note: These figures may change due to price increases.

Estimated Program Costs
Item Estimated Cost
Non-Refundable College of DuPage Application $20.00
In-District Tuition (64-70 credits)
  • 14 credits of Ophthalmic Technician courses x $144/credit = $2,016.00
  • 50-56 credits of General Education courses x $144/credit = $7,200.00 – $8,064.00
$9,216.00 - $10,080.00
Malpractice Insurance $52.00
Books, Study Flashcards $500.00
Uniforms $30.00
COT Certification Exam $300.00
MyClinical Exchange $20.00 - $40.00
Criminal Background Check (see Health Requirement Packet for details) $72.99
Mandatory Drug Testing (see Health Requirement Packet for details $33.99
Medical Document Manager (see Health Requirement Packet for details $19.49
Health Requirements (see Health Requirement Packet for details Varies
 Estimated Total $10,264.47 - $11,148.47 + Health Requirements




Program Contact Information

Please visit the Program Contacts page for detailed information.