Scott Helkaa, Program Director
6375 W. Charleston Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89146
Program Website: csn.edu/programs/ophthalmic-tech
Program Outcomes/Statistics: at.csn.edu/ophthalmic-technology-aas-degree#:~:text=The%20Ophthalmic%20Dispensing%20program%20at,all%20phases%20of%20ophthalmic%20dispensing
Scroll down to “Accreditation” and click on the down arrow next to “Program Outcomes”.
Status: Accredited to 11/10/2027
The following represent COA accreditation actions taken in the last six (6) years:
3/22/23 The non-compliance found during the 2022 on-site visit has been corrected.
3/22/23 To accept the Annual Report
9/17/22 An on-site visit on April 4-5, 2022 revealed a non-compliance in IV. Resources. The program has until June 2023 to correct this non-compliance. The program in Ophthalmic Technology at College of Southern Nevada received Reaffirmation of Accreditation for a period of six years.
4/14/22 To accept statistics only, an on-site visit took place 4/4-5, 2022
3/21/21 To accept Progress Report. To accept Annual Report pending clarification of statistics posted on program website
5/26/20 To accept Annual Report with one minimum performance expectation under review
3/24/19 To accept Annual Report
9/29/18 To accept Progress Report
3/18/18 To accept Annual Report
4/2/17 To accept Annual Report
10/2/16 To accept Progress Report
3/13/16 An on-site visit on November 9-10, 2015 revealed a potential compliance in IV. Resources and a non-compliance in II. Mission, Goals and Learning Objectives. These areas were corrected and subsequently having been found in full compliance with the Essentials of an Accredited Educational Program for Opticianry, the program in Opticianry at College of Southern Nevada received Reaffirmation of Accreditation for a period of six years.