Congratulations on choosing optometry as your profession! 

It is never too early to think about your future – this includes not only your personal future in optometry, but also understanding and protecting the future of the optometric profession. The KOA serves as a vital resource to help you succeed at every stage of your career.

Student membership within the KOA is FREE for anyone currently enrolled in optometry school. As a student member of the KOA, you receive the following:

  • All membership notifications containing updated information about issues facing optometry;
  • Access to the “Members Only” section on the KOA website, which includes a “classifieds” section to assist with locating jobs and equipment;
  • Free registration to KOA meetings, such as the Spring and Fall Conference; and
  • Countless networking opportunities!

Students interested in joining the KOA should JOIN KOA NOW.

Other Helpful Resources:
Optometry’s Career Center (AOA)