Accreditation Council on Optometric Education (ACOE)
Visit the ACOE web site for information on the accreditation process for North American optometric educational programs.
Currently, all US regulatory boards of optometry recognize and accept ACOE's accreditation standards.
American Academy of Optometry (AAO)
American Optometric Association (AOA)
American Optometric Student Association (AOSA)
Association of Schools & Colleges of Optometry (ASCO)
Visit the ASCO web site for information about optometric education and schools/colleges of optometry.
Federation of Associations of Regulatory Boards (FARB)
National Board of Examiners in Optometry (NBEO)
Visit the NBEO web site for information on optometry entry-level licensure examinations, online examination guides, policies and other resources.
National Optometric Association(NOA)
World Council of Optometry (WCO)
WCO is an international organization dedicated to the enhancement and development of eye and vision care worldwide. ARBO is an Associate Member of WCO.