Archive of Accreditation Actions - June 2005

Report of Actions of the
Accreditation Council on Optometric Education
at the ACOE Meeting
June 22 – 25, 2005

July 21, 2005

At its June 22-25, 2005 Annual meeting in Grapevine, Texas, the Accreditation Council on Optometric Education took the following actions:

NOTE: The date behind the names of the programs below is the next currently scheduled full evaluation visit.

  1. Preaccreditation Actions
    • None


  2. Initial Accreditation
    • Ferris State University Michigan College of Optometry, Residency in Cornea and Contact Lens (2012);
    • Southern Nevada Healthcare System, Residency in Ocular Disease, which is affiliated with the Southern California College of Optometry (2012);


  3. Continuing Accreditation
    Classification of “Accredited” continued following a full evaluation visit:
    • Illinois College of Optometry, Residency in Primary Eye Care (2012);
    • Inter American University of Puerto Rico School of Optometry, Professional Optometric Degree Program (2013);
    • Madison Area Technical College, Optometric Technician Program (2012);
    • Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry, Residency in Pediatric Optometry and Binocular Vision (2012);
    • Pennsylvania College of Optometry, Residency in Low Vision Rehabilitation (2012);
    • Pennsylvania College of Optometry, Residency in Pediatric Optometry/Vision Therapy (2012);
    • Pennsylvania College of Optometry, Residency in Primary Care (2012);
    • Portland VAMC, Residency in Primary Eye Care, which is affiliated with Pacific University College of Optometry (2012);
    • State University of New York, State College of Optometry, Residency in Pediatric Optometry (2012);
    • Triad Eye Medical Clinic and Cataract Institute, Residency in Ocular Disease, which is affiliated with Northeastern State University College of Optometry (2012)


  4. Withdrawal of accreditation by ACOE
    • None


  5. Voluntary withdrawal of accreditation
    • None