Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute

Degree and Certificate
Samuel Henderson, Program Director
Vision Care Technology
9169 Coors Road, NW
Albuquerque, NM 87184
Phone: 505-346-7736
E-mail: samuel.henderson@bie.edu 
Program Website:  sipi.edu/apps/pages/visioncare

Degree:
Phase: Accredited
Status: Accredited to 2/23/2021

Certificate:
Phase: Accredited
Status: Accredited to 2/23/2021

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

3/21/21              To accept Fall 2020 Annual Report, for both certificate and degree programs

5/26/20              To accept Progress Report

9/21/19                To not accept Annual Report pending clarification of which year statistics are based on, and the number of graduates. (degree program)

9/21/19                To accept Annual Report. (certificate program)

3/24/19                To accept as “satisfied” the review of Mission, Goals, and Objectives

9/29/18               To accept Annual Report with request for additional information (degree program)

9/29/18               To accept Annual Report (certificate program)

3/18/18               To accept Progress Report (degree program)

10/8/17               To accept Annual Report with request for additional information (degree program)

10/8/17               To accept Annual Report (certificate program)

10/2/16               To accept Annual Report (degree program)

10/2/16               To accept Annual Report (certificate program)

9/27/15               An on-site visit on March 26-27, 2015 found full compliance with the Essentials of an Accredited Educational Program for Opticianry, the program in Vision Care Technology at Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute received Reaffirmation of Accreditation for a period of six years

9/27/15               An on-site visit on March 26-27, 2015 found full compliance with the Essentials of an Accredited Educational Program for Ophthalmic Laboratory Technology, the program in Optical Laboratory Technology at Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute received Reaffirmation of Accreditation for a period of six years

9/27/15               To accept Statistics report