Marshall B. Ketchum University
MBKU is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).
Southern California College of Optometry
SCCO is accredited by the Accreditation Council on Optometric Education (ACOE) of the American Optometric Association.
The core values of the College are those qualities that constitute the educational philosophy and spirit of the institution as they permeate every aspect of the campus community. The College emphasizes and enhances these values in its students throughout the professional program. These values are in alignment with the University and include innovation, caring, accountability, respect, and excellence. Examples of the application of these core values include leadership, ethics, professionalism, compassion, commitment, pursuit of knowledge, teamwork, and a sense of community.
Based on these values, the vision and mission statements are reflective of the College’s commitment to enhancing the quality of life of patients by providing each student with the knowledge, skills and attributes to provide patients with excellent vision care services.