Headlines Optometry School Wins Accreditation Published 3 years ago on July 19, 2018 By INVISION Staff Share Tweet WORCESTER, MA – The professional optometry program at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences University has won accreditation from the Accreditation Council on Optometric Education. The classification of “Accredited” indicates that the program “meets the ACOE standards with no deficiencies or weaknesses that compromise the educational effectiveness of the total program,” according to a press release from the MCPHS University School of Optometry. The ACOE voted at its annual meeting, held June 20-23, to raise the program’s accreditation classification to “Accredited” following a site visit. “We couldn’t be more excited to receive the ACOE’s decision,” said Dr. Morris Berman, dean of the optometry school. “Dedication to quality optometric education was at the heart of the tremendous effort needed to achieve this outcome. The faculty worked cohesively over several years to create an excellent program. There is a certain pride that comes with building something new. Our faculty, staff, students and graduates should all be very proud.” MCPHS University founded the School of Optometry in 2011, at which time it became the 21st school in the U.S. Advertisement Related Topics:educationMCPHS UniversityOptometry click to Comment(Comment) Up Next Walmart Lays Off 258 Optical Manufacturing Workers Don't Miss American Academy of Optometry Names 2018 Award Recipients Advertisement SPONSORED VIDEO SPONSORED BY TOPCON HEALTHCARE Perform Refraction from Anywhere with RDx Now more than ever, you need to grow your practice beyond your physical location and deliver quality eye exams from virtually anywhere. Topcon RDx® is an innovative ocular telehealth platform that allows you to connect to your office remotely and conduct comprehensive eye exams, without sacrificing the quality care you provide. You may like 2020 Is a Year ODs Can Be Proud of Despite Challenges, AOA President Says Optometrists Seek Right to Give COVID-19 Vaccine Injections Pennsylvania Expands Optometrists’ Scope of Practice Promoted Headlines Ray-Ban® Authentic Essilor Get More with Essilor Essilor 360° SUPPORT. 365 DAYS A YEAR. Essilor Advertisement Latest Trending Videos Press Releases14 hours ago 2020 Holiday Sales Grew 8% Despite Pandemic, NRF Reports Sponsored Content1 day ago Ray-Ban® Authentic Headlines3 days ago Eyecare Center Offers Free Laser Surgery for NFL Referee After Controversial Call Press Releases3 days ago ReFocus Eye Health Partners with Eye Center of Southern Connecticut Press Releases5 days ago DrChrono Expands Leadership Team and Celebrates Growth With Appointment of New SVP of Engineering and SVP of Revenue America's Finest 2019 Entries2 weeks ago America’s Finest: Before You Start America's Finest 2019 Entries3 weeks ago America’s Finest: Get Your Contest Entry in Great Shape America's Finest 2019 Entries2 weeks ago America’s Finest: Basic Info and Stats America's Finest 2019 Entries2 weeks ago America’s Finest: You Gotta Stand Out from the Crowd America's Finest 2019 Entries2 weeks ago America’s Finest: Photos Really Are Worth at Least a Thousand Words Sponsored Content1 day ago Ray-Ban® Authentic Sponsored Content7 days ago Get More with Essilor Sponsored Content1 month ago Perform Refraction from Anywhere with RDx Headlines3 months ago Video: Florida Man Invents Robot to Place Contact Lenses Headlines3 months ago Video: Some Retailers Board Up Due to Election Unrest Fears Advertisement SubscribeBULLETINS Get the most important news and business ideas for eyecare professionals every weekday from INVISION. Advertisement Most Popular Photo Gallery1 week ago 12 Images That Show Why Zionsville Eyecare in Zionsville, IN, Was Named One of America’s Finest Optical Retailers Press Releases1 week ago EnChroma Names Vision Industry Veteran Erik Ritchie as CEO Headlines3 days ago Eyecare Center Offers Free Laser Surgery for NFL Referee After Controversial Call Headlines6 days ago Massachusetts ODs Win Right to Treat Glaucoma Sponsored Content7 days ago Get More with Essilor Columns6 days ago 2021 Is a New Year… Let’s Make Your Marketing New, Too! Press Releases1 week ago Eco Helps Trees for the Future Reach 200M Trees Sponsored Content1 week ago 360° SUPPORT. 365 DAYS A YEAR.