Raritan Valley Community College

Brian Thomas, Program Coordinator
Ophthalmic Science
P.O. Box 3300
Somerville, NJ 08876
Phone: 908-526-1200 x8277
E-mail: brian.thomas@raritanval.edu
Program Website: https://www.raritanval.edu/career-training/health-professions/ophthalmics
Program outcomes/statistics: https://www.raritanval.edu/career-training/health-professions/ophthalmics  Click on “ADMISSIONS AND STATISTICS” tab

Phase: Accredited
Status: Accredited to 10/11/2022.  
Accreditation extended 6 months.

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

3/22/23         To not accept Annual Report until clarification of number of graduates working in the field.

4/14/22             To accept Annual Report

3/21/21              To accept Annual Report

9/21/19                To acknowledge that the question of the number of graduates employed in the field has been satisfied.
.                               To accept Annual Report.

5/26/20              To accept Annual Report

3/24/19                Not to accept Annual Report pending explanation for placement rate.

9/28/18            To accept Progress Report

3/18/18            To accept Annual Report with request for additional information

4/2/17           An on-site visit on November 14-15, 2016 found  full compliance with the Essentials of an Accredited Educational Program for Opticianry, the program in Ophthalmic Science at Raritan Valley Community College received Reaffirmation of Accreditation for a period of six years.

4/2/17              To accept Statistics report

3/13/16            To accept Annual Report