Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology 

Degree
Blair Wong, Department Chair
Opticianry
41 Berkeley St.
Boston, MA 02116
Phone: 877-400-2348
E-mail: bwong@bfit.edu
Program Website: http://www.bfit.edu/optical

Phase: Accredited
Status: Accredited to 9/25/2020

The following represent COA accreditation actions taken in the last six (6) years:

 

4/1/19               To award accreditation for a period of 2.5 years.  To require a one-person revisit to the campus to verify that (1) the program director’s office provides privacy and that the location is secure for record maintenance (Essentials IV. E); and (2) that the on-campus dispensary is operational and meets the requirements of a clinical internship (Essentials V.A).  The visit is to be scheduled in September of 2019, in advance of the fall meeting of Commissioners.

4/1/19               To retract motion of 3/24/19.

3/24/19            To award accreditation for a period of one year with the condition of a one-person revisit to the program in fall of 2019 to verify that deficiencies have been addressed.

3/18/18            To accept Annual Report

10/8/17            To accept Progress Report

4/2/17              To accept Annual Report with request for additional information

10/2/16            To accept Progress Report

3/13/16            To accept Annual Report with request for additional information

9/27/15            To accept Progress Report with request for additional information

3/22/15            To accept Annual Report with request for additional information

3/30/14            To accept Annual Report

9/22/13            To grant full accreditation for a period of 6 years retroactive to the date of the on-site visit

4/6/13              To send a one-person team to confirm all issues have been resolved