Most optometrists have a doctorate. The most common areas of study are Optometry, and Biology.

What degrees do optometrists have?

The most common degree held by optometrists is Optometry, held by 18% of optometrists. Other common degrees include Biology.

Get a detailed breakdown of optometrists and the different types of degrees they hold:

Degrees that optometrists hold

Degrees % of optometrists
Optometry 18%
Biology 7%

What level of education do optometrists have?

Optometrists often have similar levels of education. 91% of optometrists have a doctorate, with the second most common being a master's degree at 9%.

Level of education that optometrists have

Education % of optometrists
No education 0%
High school diploma 0%
Certificate or associate degree 0%
Bachelor's degree 0%
Master's degree 9%
Doctorate 91%