Welcome to the College of Optometry
For more than 50 years, the University of Houston College of Optometry (UHCO) has trained optometrists to provide the highest quality vision and eye care. UHCO offers a variety of degree programs including: Doctor of Optometry (OD), a combined Doctor of Optometry / Doctor of Philosophy (O.D./Ph.D), Master of Science (M.S.) and a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.).
To learn more, please take a moment to look around the website, or contact us directly at (713) 743-2040.
2014 TEXOCOP Summer Program Application now available
Optometry Day Registration Now Open
Registration for Optometry Day 2014 is now open. Optometry Day will be held Saturday March 29, 2014. We are offering two sessions with a limit of 124 participants per session to provide information in an interactive and personal environment.
Thank you for your interest in UHCO's Optometry Day. For more information and to register follow the link below:
AOA & TOA visits UHCO
Vice President of the American Optometric Association, Dr. Steven Loomis, and the Texas Optometric Association President, Dr. Fred Farias III were on campus Thursday, February, 27 to talk with students and faculty about what their respected organizations. Dr. Loomis has been traveling the country hitting the 21 colleges of optometry. While at UHCO, both met with faculty and students to ask questions and discuss the advocacy AOA/TOA provides students and doctors. A great time was had by everyone throughout their visit.
Former UHCO Dean PassesWilliam R. Baldwin, OD
The UHCO family mourns the loss of William R. Baldwin, OD who passed away on Feb 14. Dr. Baldwin served the college as Dean from 1979-1990 and had a very distinguished career. For those of you who would like to make a contribution in Dr. Baldwin’s memory, you can do so to the Dr. William R. Baldwin Scholarship held at UH. Bill was a wonderful person and a great leader. He will be missed.
For more on Bill, please go to link!