OPTOMETRY DEGREES GRANTED Act of Apr. 23, 1923, P.L. 81, No. 56 Cl. 63 AN ACT To empower and authorize any school or college or institution of optometry, incorporated under the laws of Pennsylvania, organized, operated and conducted not for profit, which has a prescribed course of study, to confer a degree certifying to the completion of such prescribed course of study. Section 1. Be it enacted, &c., That any school, college, or institution, incorporated under the laws of Pennsylvania, organized, operated and conducted not for profit, teaching optometry, which shall have a prescribed course of study for a period of not less than two years in such study of optometry, shall have the right and authority to grant to and confer upon any student, who has finished the prescribed course of study satisfactory to the faculty of such institution, the degree of doctor of optometry. Section 2. That nothing in this act contained shall be construed to permit such person or student, receiving such degree, to practice optometry within this Commonwealth, unless he shall first have obtained a certificate of licensure from the State Optometry Board, nor shall the receiving of such degree by any person, who shall also have received a certificate of licensure to practice optometry, qualify or authorize him to practice optometry by any other means than described in section one of the act of the thirtieth day of March, one thousand nine hundred and seventeen (Pamphlet Laws, ten).