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October 2009 ACEND Decisions

October 2009

The Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics made the following accreditation decisions at its October 15-16, 2009 meeting. Accreditation action definitions are as follows:

Developmentally Accredited — program not previously accredited that has not had a site visit and is being implemented according to the ACEND eligibility requirements and accreditation standards (ERAS).

Candidacy for Accreditation — program not previously accredited that has had one site visit and is being implemented according to the ACEND ERAS.

Initial and Continued Accreditation — program that has had one or more site visits and is in compliance with ERAS.

Probationary Accreditation — program fails to comply with ERAS or published policies and has been given a time period for coming into compliance.

Accreditation Withdrawn — program fails to comply with ERAS or published policies within the specified time period.

Substantial Equivalency — program located outside the US and its territories that meets the ACEND eligibility requirements for non-US-based programs, has had a site visit and is in compliance with the Accreditation Standards.

 

Candidacy for Accreditation (Following a Site Visit)

  • Alabama State Department of Education, Montgomery, Alabama

Initial Accreditation (Following a Site Visit)

  • Coordinated Program in Dietetics

    Universidad del Turabo, Gurabo, Puerto Rico

  • Didactic Programs in Dietetics

    Point Loma Nazarene University, San Diego, California
    Olivet Nazarene University, Bourbonnais, Illinois

  • Dietetic Internships

    California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, California
    Southwestern Dietetic Internship Consortium, Phoenix, Arizona

 

Removed Probation and Granted Initial Accreditation
(Following a Site Visit)

  • None

Continued Accreditation (Following a Site Visit)

  • Coordinated Program in Dietetics

    Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado

  • Didactic Programs in Dietetics

    San Francisco State University, San Francisco, California
    Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado
    Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas
    University of Minnesota, Saint Paul, Minnesota
    Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, North Carolina
    University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska
    Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio
    University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
    Winthrop University, Rock Hill, South Carolina
    University of Houston, Houston, Texas

  • Dietetic Internships

    Porterville Developmental Center, Porterville, California
    San Francisco State University, San Francisco, California
    Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
    University of Minnesota, Saint Paul, Minnesota
    University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska
    University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio
    VA Caribbean Healthcare System, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    Winthrop University, Rock Hill, South Carolina
    Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas, Dallas, Texas
    US Military Consortium, Fort Sam Houston, Texas
    University of Houston, Houston, Texas

  • Dietetic Technician Programs

    Southern Maine Community College, Portland, Maine
    State University of New York, Morrisville, New York

Removed Probation and Continued Accreditation
(Following a Site Visit)

  • None

Continued Accreditation
(Following a Program Assessment Report or Interim Report)

  • Didactic Programs in Dietetics

    Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, Missouri
    Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas
    Stephen F. Austin University, Nacogdoches, Texas
    Seattle Pacific University, Seattle, Washington

  • Dietetic Internships

    Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland
    Hurley Medical Center, Flint, Michigan
    Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

  • Dietetic Technician Program

    Merritt College, Oakland, California

 

Removed Probation and Continued Accreditation
(Following an Interim Report or Program Assessment Report)

  • Didactic Program in Dietetics

    California State University Fresno, Fresno, California

  • Dietetic Internship

    California State University Fresno, Fresno, California

Placed on Probationary Accreditation
(Following a Site Visit)

  • Dietetic Internship

    University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

  • Dietetic Technician Program

    Madison Area Technical College, Madison, Wisconsin

Placed on Probationary Accreditation and Conduct a Focused Site Visit (Following a Site Visit)

  • None

Continued on Probationary Accreditation and Conduct a Focused Site Visit (Following a Site Visit or Program Assessment Report)

  • Dietetic Technician Program

    Chaffey College, Rancho Cucamonga, California

 

Conduct a Focused Site Visit
(Following an Interim Report)

  • None

 

Major Programmatic Change

  • Dietetic Internship

    Loyola University Chicago, Maywood, Illinois — Add Master’s degree option

 

Programs Closing Voluntarily— Withdrawing from Accreditation

  • Dietetic Internship

    Nicholls State University, Thibodaux, Louisiana - closed 5/31/2009

  • Dietetic Technician Program

    Pensacola Junior College, Pensacola, Florida - closing 8/31/2010