Southwestern Community College

Becca Morton, Opticianry Program Coordinator
447 College Drive
Sylvia NC 28779
Phone: 828.339.4307
Program Website:
Program outcomes/statistics: Currently in the first year of accreditation.

Phase: Accredited
Status: Accredited to February 5, 2026

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

3/14/2024                  An on-site visit for the purpose of Initial Accreditation was conducted on February 5-7, 2024. The Commissioners voted to  accredit the program for 2 years, with progress reports required every 6 months on the area of noncompliance.  The accreditation status will be reevaluated for compliance at the 6 month reporting periods, with the ability to extend the accreditation.