About the Membership

Now is the time to start strategizing and preparing for your plans after graduation. This unique program offers the opportunity to build your professional network and gain important knowledge on the eye care industry. The more you know now, the better equipped you will be to launch a successful career.

Student Membership is FREE!

PECAA’s Student Membership Program is open to first through fourth year Optometry Students who want to get a head start on their future as an Eye Care Professional. Membership is available at no cost to students currently enrolled in Optometry School. As you approach graduation and decide on where you want to go next, you will have the option to apply for standard PECAA Membership as well as PECAA’s Cold Start Practice Program.


As an optometry student preparing to enter an evolving and challenging industry, PECAA’s Student Membership Program offers all of the benefits you’re looking for as you work toward graduation and joining the workforce.

  • Access to exclusive PECAA programs
  • Student-specific education, training and webinars
  • Unique opportunity to network and establish contacts with practicing OD’s and industry professionals
  • Gain insight on current industry trends and learn how to be successful in your first years of practice

Join Now!

PECAA is now accepting current Optometry Students into the program. Please click the button below to open and submit the Student Membership Application.

Download Our Ultimate Checklist for Running a Successful Optometry Practice

This checklist will help audit key areas of your practice and guide you toward sustainable, long-term success and growth.

Please complete the following form to download the ultimate checklist for running a successful optometry practice

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