Carmen N. Barnhardt, OD, MS.Ed., FCOVD, FAAO
Vice President for Student Affairs
Southern California College of Optometry
Joined us in 1996
MS.Ed., California State University, Fullerton
Residency in Pediatric Optometry and Vision Therapy, SCCO
714.449.7423 • Fax 714.992.7878
Dr. Barnhardt is the Vice President for Student Affairs at MBKU. Previously, she served as the Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs where she established the Student Achievement Center, student leadership certificate program and other student services. Dr. Barnhardt has been a faculty member at SCCO for 20 years. She received her Doctor of Optometry and residency certificate in pediatric optometry and vision therapy from SCCO. She is a fellow in the American Academy of Optometry and in the College of Optometrists in Vision Development and a diplomate in the Pediatric, Binocular Vision, and Perception Section of the AAO. Dr. Barnhardt completed a master’s program in education at California State University, Fullerton. Her areas of interest include leadership development and student government, student support programs and services, including academic and professional development, learning resources and professional students with disabilities.