Essex County College

Charles Harrison, Program Director
Vision Care Technology
303 University Avenue
Newark, NJ 07102
Phone: 973-877-3367
Program Website:
Program outcomes/statistics:  Click on “WHAT ARE THE STUDENT SUCCESS RATES (STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES)?” about 1-3 down the page.

Phase: accredited
Status: accredited to 2/1/2024

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

9/20/20              To accept Annual Report

5/26/20              To accept Progress Report

9/21/19                To not accept Annual Report pending documentation of Advisory Board review of  Mission, Goals, and Learning Objectives, as required.

9/29/18             An on-site visit on March 19-20, 2018 found full compliance with the Essentials of an Accredited Educational Program for Opticianry, the program in Vision Care Technology at Essex County College received Reaffirmation of Accreditation for a period of six years.

9/29/18                        To accept Statistics report

10/8/17                        To accept Statistics report

10/2/16                        To accept Annual Report

9/27/15            To accept Annual Report