Optician Career Diploma


Learn the skills you need to begin a career as an Optician – at home, at your own pace with Penn Foster.

Help select and fit eyeglasses and contact lenses for people with eye problems following prescriptions written by optometrists and ophthalmologists. Penn Foster’s program will helps you develop the skills to help you succeed in this profession.

Receive training in:

  • Contact Lens Dispensing
  • Math for Opticians
  • Optical Principles, Terminology, and Anatomy
  • Ophthalmic Dispensing


Why Choose Penn Foster?

As a leader in online education, Penn Foster helps students take the first steps toward a new career with over 80 diploma and certificate programs. Our online programs are regionally and nationally accredited, flexible, and affordable. You will get the quality you deserve with our faculty of instructors and industry experts, support from our active student community, and career services you can start using as soon as you enroll.



To take advantage of our special TUITION DISCOUNTS or to ask questions about any of our programs, please call us toll-free at 1.888.427.1600, or click below to request more information.



* The Final Semester at No Cost promotion does not include any practicum or resident lab training fees. To qualify for this offer, A.S. degree students must complete and pay in full for at least 30 Penn Foster credits and B.S. degree students must complete and pay in full for at least 60 Penn Foster credits prior to the final semester.