Status: Accredited to 5/23/2022
The following represent COA accreditation actions taken in the last six (6) years:
3/21/21 To accept Annual Report upon clarification of the number of graduates employed in the field
5/26/20 To accept Annual Report
9/21/19 To accept plan to increase student retention.
3/24/19 Not to accept Annual Report, pending explanation for student retention.
3/18/18 To accept Annual Report with request for additional information
10/8/17 Having satisfied a potential compliance in II. Mission, Goals and Learning Objectives and VII. Continuing Program Evaluation and subsequently having been found in full compliance with the Essentials of an Accredited Educational Program for Opticianry, the program in Vision Care Technology at Goodwin University received Reaffirmation of Accreditation for a period of six years, retroactive to 5/23/16.
4/2/17 To accept Annual Report
10/2/16 An initial on-site visit on May 23-25, 2016 revealed a potential compliance in II. Mission, Goals and Learning Objectives and VII. Continuing Program Evaluation. The program in Ophthalmic Science received Accreditation for 2 years based on remaining areas of deficiency.