The Opticianry program at Community College of Rhode Island is a Associate in Applied Science Degree program in Opticianry via a distance learning format. This format gives great flexibility to the students learning schedule. This degree will satisfy most state educational requirements for licensure. The program will begin in September 2009. Prerequisite courses must be completed prior to being accepted into the program. Information packets will be available by the end of January 2009. Community College of Rhode Island is a member of NFOS.