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Recent Accreditation Decisions

The Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics made the following accreditation decisions at its July 9-11 2014 meetings. Accreditation action definitions are as follows:

  • Candidacy for Accreditation — program not previously accredited that has had one site visit and is being implemented according to the ACEND Accreditation Standards. Graduates of a program designated as having candidate status have the same rights and privileges as graduates of an accredited program.
  • Full and Continued Accreditation — program that has had one or more site visits and is in compliance with Accreditation Standards.
  • Probationary Accreditation — program fails to comply with the Accreditation Standards or published policies and has been given a time period for coming into compliance.
  • Accreditation Withdrawn — program fails to comply with the Accreditation Standards or published policies within the specified time period

Candidacy for Accreditation

International Coordinated Program in Dietetics

  • Qatar University, Doha, Qatar

Dietetic Internship

  • Abilene Christian University, Abilene, Texas

Full and Continued Accreditation

(Following a Site Visit)

Coordinated Programs in Dietetics

  • Howard University, Washington, District of Columbia
  • University of Missouri Columbia, Columbia, Missouri

Didactic Programs in Dietetics

  • California State University Fresno, Fresno, California
  • Metropolitan State University of Denver, Denver, Colorado
  • University of North Florida, Jacksonville, Florida
  • University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Princess Anne, Maryland
  • State University of New York at Oneonta, Oneonta, New York
  • Ashland University, Ashland, Ohio
  • Miami University, Oxford, Ohio
  • The University of Tennessee at Martin, Martin, Tennessee

Dietetic Internships

  • California State University Fresno, Fresno, California
  • Metropolitan State University of Denver, Denver, Colorado
  • University of North Florida, Jacksonville, Florida
  • Morrison Chartwells, Atlanta, Georgia
  • Bradley University, Peoria, Illinois
  • Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland
  • University of Maryland, College Park, College Park, Maryland
  • University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Princess Anne, Maryland
  • University at Buffalo, SUNY, Buffalo, New York
  • State University of New York at Oneonta, Oneonta, New York
  • Cedar Crest College, Allentown, Pennsylvania
  • The University of Tennessee at Martin, Martin, Tennessee

Dietetic Technician Program

  • Westchester Community College, Valhalla, New York

Full and Continued Accreditation

(Following a Program Assessment Report, Progress Report or Interim Report)

Coordinated Programs in Dietetics

  • University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont

Didactic Programs in Dietetics

  • Point Loma Nazarene University, San Diego, California
  • Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska
  • University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio
  • East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, Tennessee
  • University of Houston, Houston, Texas
  • Bastyr University, Kenmore, Washington
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin

Dietetic Internships

  • California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo, California
  • Sodexo Health Care Services Mid-Atlantic, Columbia, Maryland
  • Sodexo Health Care Services Southcoast Hospitals, New Bedford, Massachusetts
  • University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska
  • University of Nevada Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio
  • East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, Tennessee
  • University of Houston, Houston, Texas
  • Central Washington University, Ellensburg, Washington
  • Bastyr University, Kenmore, Washington

Dietetic Technician Program

  • Cuyahoga Community College, Cleveland, Ohio

Accreditation with a Shortened Accreditation Term

(Following a Site Visit)

Coordinated Program in Dietetics

  • California State University, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California

Didactic Programs in Dietetics

  • California State University, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California
  • University of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio

Dietetic Technician Programs

  • Central Arizona College, Coolidge, Arizona
  • St. Louis Community College at Florissant Valley, St. Louis, Missouri
  • Southeast Community College, Lincoln, Nebraska

Full or Continued Accreditation with a Shortened Accreditation Term

(Following a Program Assessment Report, Progress Report or Interim Report)

Coordinated Program in Dietetics

  • Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia

Didactic Program in Dietetics

  • California State University, San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California
  • South Carolina State University, Orangeburg, South Carolina

Dietetic Internship

  • Division of Public Health, Georgia Department of Public Health, Atlanta, Georgia

Dietetic Technician Programs

  • Harper College, Palatine, Illinois
  • Cincinnati State Technical and Community College, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Columbus State Community College, Columbus, Ohio

Removed Probation and Grant Full Accreditation

(Following a Site Visit)

Coordinated Program in Dietetics

  • Buffalo State, SUNY, Buffalo, New York

Removed Probation with a Shortened Accreditation Term

(Following a Site Visit)

None

Removed Probation with a Shortened Accreditation Term

(Following a Program Assessment Report, Progress Report or Interim Report)

Didactic Program in Dietetics

  • Delaware State University, Dover, Delaware

Place on or Continued Probationary Accreditatin

(Following a Site Visit)

Dietetic Technician Programs

  • Gateway Community College, New Haven, Connecticut
  • Middlesex County College, Edison, New Jersey

Placed on Probationary Accreditation

(Following a Focused Site Visit for a Complaint Investigation)

None

Placed on Probationary Accreditation and Conduct a Focused Site Visit

(Following a Site Visit)

None

Placed on or Continued Probationary Accreditation

(Following a Program Assessment Report, Progress Report or Interim Report)

Coordinated Program in Dietetics

  • Florida International University, Miami, Florida

Didactic Program in Dietetics

  • Alcorn State University, Alcorn State, Mississippi

Continued on Probationary Accreditation and Conduct a Focused Site Visit

(Following a Program Assessment Report)

None

Placed or Continued on Probation and Conduct a Focused Site Visit

(Following an Interim Report or Major Change Request)

None

Candidacy for Accreditation Denied

(Following a Site Visit)

None

Full Accreditation Denied and Withdraw Accreditation

(Following a Site Visit)

None

Programs Closing Voluntarily - Withdrawing from Accreditation

None

Major Programmatic Change Approved

Dietetic Internships

  • University of New Hampshire, Durham, New Hampshire - Request to change from a non-degree granting Dietetic Internship with graduate credit to a Masters in Nutritional Science and Dietetic Internship (MS/DI) and change the concentration area     
  • US Military Consortium, Fort Sam Houston, Texas -  Request to change to inactive status for two years effective December 2014