A person who possesses any one of the following qualifications shall be eligible to join the course of Master of Science (Medical):-
(c) B.Sc Nursing/B.Sc BASLP/B.Sc MLT/B.Sc OTT/B.Sc CVT/B.Sc Optom/B.Sc RIT or equivalent degree from recognized university (10+2+3 examination) with at least 50% marks in aggregate.
The scope of Optometry includes the detection of common eye diseases, the management of binocular vision problems such as squints and lazy eyes and the prescription of spectacles and contact lenses. The Masters degree in Optometry is a programme that aims to produce professionally competent optometrists serving as primary eye care health practitioners. MM (Deemed to be University) is one for the few premium institutions in India that offers a Masters degree in Optometry and Ophthalmic. After the completion of BOptom., one can apply for Masters course and enhance career prospects in visual science. One can get overseas jobs and funding and can even occupy coveted posts in various publications and journals based on vision sciences. Common job profiles of students after completing MOptom. include: Optometry Department Heads, ophthalmic technicians, Ophthalmic Head Nurses and other Academic positions.