Recent ACOE Accreditation Actions

March 23, 2015

At its February 20-22, 2015 Winter meeting in in Alexandria, Virginia, 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.   Initial Application (Stage One Applicant and Stage Two Applicant are not official pre-accreditation classifications, but rather steps toward pre-accreditation.)

  Designation of Stage One Applicant

  • Alderson Broaddus University College of Optometry professional optometric degree program in Philippi, West Virginia;
  • Midwestern University College of Optometry-Illinois professional optometric degree program in Downers Grove, Illinois;

  Designation of Stage Two Applicant

  • University of Pikeville Kentucky College of Optometry professional optometric degree program in Pikeville, Kentucky;

2.    Preaccreditation Actions

  • None

 3.  Initial Accreditation

  • None

4.  Continuing Accreditation
Classification of "Accredited" continued following a full evaluation visit:

  • Omni Eye Services of Atlanta Residency in Ocular Disease, which is affiliated with University of Alabama at Birmingham, School of Optometry (2022);
  • Omni Eye Services, New Jersey Residency in Ocular Disease, which is affiliated with Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University (2022);

  Classification of "Accredited with Conditions" granted following a full evaluation visit:

  • None

  Classification of "Accredited with Conditions" raised to "Accredited" following submission of satisfactory progress report:

  • None

5.  Reconsideration of Accreditation Denial

  • None


6. Withdrawal of accreditation by ACOE
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  • None

7.  Voluntary withdrawal of accreditation ·        

  • None

  

 Accreditation manuals containing information on the ACOE's policies and procedures may be found on the ACOE web site-www.theacoe.org in the Accreditation Resources section.

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