Arizona College of Optometry

Glendale, AZ Campus

Graduation Requirements

Arizona College of Optometry

To be eligible for graduation and to receive the degree Doctor of Optometry (O.D.), the student must meet the following requirements:

In the event that a student does not pass Part I of the National Boards, the student may continue in the program. However, a student must pass Part I of the National Boards in order to graduate.  

If a student is scheduled to take Part I of the National Boards in March or August of the year of graduation, the student is eligible to walk-through and participate in the graduation ceremony with their class, but will not receive a diploma until documentation is provided to show passage of Part I of the National Boards.