Provide opportunities for incoming
students to place out of certain basic
science courses and participate
in alternative educational tracks,
including independent study
and research.
Develop accelerated- or advanced-
standing OD programs for scientists
and internationally trained physicians
and optometrists.
Implement the advanced graduate
certificate program in optometry
business management leading to an
MBA program.
Align pre-clinical and clinical training
with current and future trends in
optometric practice.
Ensure the curriculum effectively
integrates basic and clinical sciences
and teaches critical thinking and the
principles of evidence-based practice.
Explore and implement technologies
that support and enhance the
effectiveness and efficiency of the
delivery of course materials.
Develop the library’s electronic
resources and make them readily
accessible to students, clinicians,
scientists and alumni.
Deliver a customizable professional degree program
that ensures active integrated learning while preparing
students for problem-oriented patient care:
We will develop the highest
quality practitioners by providing
the most progressive and adaptive
education available.
Goals 1 and 2 are linked to the following Power of SUNY
SUNY and the Entrepreneurial Century
SUNY and a Healthier New York
SUNY and the World
* The Power of SUNY is the State University of New York’s systemwide strategic plan.
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