NAIT/OAC Optical Science Programs

The NAIT/OAC Optical Sciences Programs are fully accredited*, online, distance learning programs with an extensive practical component. The programs are produced by the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT) and endorsed by the Opticians Association of Canada (OAC). The NAIT/OAC Optical Sciences Programs are administered by the OAC for students residing outside of the province of Alberta.

*Accredited by National Association of Canadian Optician Regulators (NACOR)

Next Program Start Dates:

August 29, 2017 - All Optical Sciences Programs
January 3, 2018 - Eyeglasses Year One Only

Training Programs Available:

Further Information:
To receive a course information and application package, send a request via email to or call 1-800-847-3155. Please indicate which course you are interested in and your province of residence. You will receive the information via email


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