National Optometric Student Association (NOSA)
The National Optometric Student Association (NOSA) is a division of the National Optometric Association (NOA) which was founded in 1969. NOA is a forerunner in the cause of improving accessibility and quality of eyecare in underserved communities. Today NOA represents over 450 minority optometrists and NOSA represents over 350 minority and non-minority optometric students. NOSA is an organization committed to increasing the number of minority eyecare practitioners and providing eye and vision care services to diverse populations.