2013 Accreditation Decisions

In 2013, the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics made accreditation decisions during the following months:

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Accreditation Withdrawn — program fails to comply with the Accreditation Standards or published policies within the specified time period.


April

The Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics made the following accreditation decisions at its April 17-19, 2013 meeting.

Candidacy for Accreditation

Dietetic Internships

  • University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas

Full Accreditation

(Following a Site Visit)

Coordinated Program in Dietetics

  • Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, Michigan

Didactic Programs in Dietetics

  • Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, Alabama
  • San Jose State University, San Jose, California
  • Morgan State University, Baltimore, Maryland
  • Minnesota State University, Mankato, Minnesota
  • Concordia College, Moorhead, Minnesota
  • Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, Mississippi
  • University of Central Missouri, St. Warrensburg, Missouri
  • University of Nevada, Reno, Reno, Nevada
  • University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Chattanooga, Tennessee
  • Texas State University-San Marcos, San Marcos, Texas
  • Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas
  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, Stevens Point, Wisconsin

Dietetic Internships

  • McNeese State University, Lake Charles, Louisiana
  • Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, Mississippi
  • University of Nevada, Reno, Reno, Nevada
  • The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania
  • Baptist Health System, San Antonio, Texas
  • Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, Texas
  • Texas State University-San Marcos, San Marcos, Texas

Dietetic Technician Program

  • Santa Rosa Junior College, Santa Rosa, California

Full Accreditation

(Following a Program Assessment Report or Interim Report)

Coordinated Programs in Dietetics

  • Florida International University, Miami, Florida
  • University of Idaho, Coeur D’Alene, Idaho
  • University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

Didactic Programs in Dietetics

  • Florida International University, Miami, Florida
  • Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, Illinois
  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • D'Youville College, Buffalo, New York
  • Cornell University, Ithaca, New York
  • West Chester University, West Chester, Pennsylvania
  • Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina
  • Texas Southern University, Houston, Texas
  • Marshall University, Huntington, West Virginia
  • University of Wisconsin-Stout, Menomonie, Wisconsin

Dietetic Internships

  • University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California
  • Patton State Hospital, Patton, California
  • Pasco County Health Department, New Port Richey, Florida
  • Sarasota District Schools, Osprey, Florida
  • Sarasota Memorial Hospital, Sarasota, Florida
  • Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, Illinois
  • North Oaks Medical Center, Hammond, Louisiana
  • University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland
  • National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland
  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • Minneapolis VA Health Care System, Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • South Jersey Healthcare System, Vineland, New Jersey
  • Cornell University, Ithaca, New York
  • New York-Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York
  • North Shore-LIJ Health System, Manhasset, New York
  • Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio
  • Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, Oregon
  • Adagio Health, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Marshall University, Huntington, West Virginia
  • West Virginia University Hospitals, Inc., Morgantown, West Virginia
  • University of Wisconsin-Stout, Menomonie, Wisconsin

Dietetic Technician Programs

  • Florida State College at Jacksonville, Jacksonville, Florida
  • Parkland College, Champaign, Illinois
  • Camden County College, Blackwood, New Jersey

Accreditation with a Shortened Accreditation Term

(Following a Site Visit)

Dietetic Internship

  • San Jose State University, San Jose, California

Accreditation with a Shortened Accreditation Term

(Following a Program Assessment Report or Interim Report)

Didactic Program in Dietetics

  • University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

Removed Probation and Grant Full Accreditation

(Following a Site Visit)

International Coordinated Program in Dietetics

  • Universidad Iberoamericana, Lomas de Santa Fe, Mexico DF

Removed Probation with a Shortened Accreditation Term

(Following a Focused Site Visit)

Dietetic Internship

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

Placed on or Continued Probationary Accreditation

(Following a Site Visit)

Didactic Programs in Dietetics

  • Alcorn State University, Alcorn State, Mississippi
  • Tennessee State University, Nashville, Tennessee

Dietetic Internship

  • The University of Tennessee at Martin, Martin, Tennessee

Conduct a focused site visit

(During a Complaint Investigation)

Didactic Program in Dietetics

  • Alabama A&M University, Normal, Alabama

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)

None

Continued on Probationary Accreditation and Conduct a Focused Site Visit

(Following a Program Assessment Report)

 

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)

Didactic Program in Dietetics

  • Fort Valley State University, Fort Valley, Georgia
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Programs Closing Voluntarily—Withdrawing from Accreditation

None

Major Programmatic Change Approved

Coordinated Program in Dietetics

  • University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina - Add an International supervised practice rotation

Dietetic Internships

  • California State University-Long Beach, Long Beach, California - Add a graduate degree
  • Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas - Add a non-degree option

Dietetic Technician Program

  • Youngstown State University, Youngstown Ohio - Add a branch campus

June

The Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics made the following accreditation decisions at its June 19, 2013 meeting.

Candidacy for Accreditation

Dietetic Internship

  • Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, Georgia

July

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 31, 2013 meeting.

Candidacy for Accreditation

Dietetic Technician

  • Stark State College, North Canton, Ohio

October

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 16-18, 2013 meeting.

Candidacy for Accreditation

Dietetic Internships

  • Priority Nutrition Care, Hingham, Massachusetts
  • Duke University, Durham, North Carolina

International Coordinated Program in Dietetics

  • American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon

Full and Continued Accreditation

(Following a Site Visit)

Coordinated Program in Dietetics

  • University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky

Didactic Programs in Dietetics

  • University of Arkansas Fayetteville, Fayetteville, Arkansas
  • California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, California
  • University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky
  • Murray State University, Murray, Kentucky
  • Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, Missouri
  • Keene State College, Keene, New Hampshire
  • Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey
  • Buffalo State University, SUNY, Buffalo, New York
  • East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina
  • Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green Ohio
  • Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania
  • Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville, Tennessee
  • Texas Woman’s University, Denton, Texas

  • Radford University, Radford, Virginia

Dietetic Internships

  • Alabama State Department of Education, Montgomery, Alabama
  • California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, California
  • San Jose State University, San Jose, California
  • University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky
  • Murray State University, Murray, Kentucky
  • Sodexo Health Care Services, Waltham, Massachusetts
  • Beaumont Health System, Royal Oak, Michigan
  • Concordia College, Moorhead, Minnesota
  • Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, Missouri
  • Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Jefferson, Missouri
  • Keene State College, Keene, New Hampshire
  • Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio
  • Sodexo Health Care Services, Allentown, Pennsylvania
  • ARAMARK Healthcare, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Utah State University, Salt Lake City, Utah

Dietetic Technician Programs

  • La Guardia Community College, Long Island, New York
  • Sinclair Community College, Dayton, Ohio
  • Community College of Allegheny, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Full and Continued Accreditation

(Following a Program Assessment Report or Interim Report)

Coordinated Programs in Dietetics

  • John’s Hopkins University/Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland
  • The University of Texas-Pan American, Edinburg, Texas

Didactic Programs in Dietetics

  • Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama
  • University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • Idaho State University, Pocatello, Idaho
  • University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
  • Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa
  • University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Lafayette, Louisiana
  • Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, Louisiana
  • Boston University/Sargent College, Boston, Massachusetts
  • New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, New Mexico
  • University of North Carolina, Greensboro, North Carolina
  • South Dakota State University, Brookings, South Dakota

Dietetic Internships

  • Carondelet St. Mary’s Hospital, Tucson, Arizona
  • Bay Pines VA Healthcare Systems, Bay Pines, Florida
  • Southern Regional Medical Center, Riverdale, Georgia
  • Idaho State University, Pocatello, Idaho
  • Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa
  • University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Lafayette, Louisiana
  • Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, Louisiana
  • Boston University/Sargent College, Boston, Massachusetts
  • University of North Carolina, Greensboro, North Carolina
  • Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center, Houston, Texas
  • University of the Incarnate Word, San Antonio, Texas

Dietetic Technician Programs

  • Orange Coast College, Costa Mesa, California
  • Delgado Community College, New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Erie Community College, Williamsville, New York
  • Milwaukee Area Technical College, West Allis, Wisconsin

Accreditation with a Shortened Accreditation Term

(Following a Site Visit)

Coordinated Program in Dietetics

  • Howard University, Washington, District of Columbia

Dietetic Internships

  • Maricopa County Department of Health, Phoenix, Arizona
  • East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina

Didactic Programs in Dietetics

  • McNeese State University, Lake Charles, Louisiana
  • Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, New York

Dietetic Technician Program

  • Columbus State Community College, Columbus, Ohio

Accreditation with a Shortened Accreditation Term

(Following a Program Assessment Report or Interim Report)

Didactic Program in Dietetics

  • South Carolina State University, Orangeburg, South Carolina

Dietetic Internships

  • University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama
  • Division of Public Health, Georgia Department of Public Health, Atlanta, Georgia

Dietetic Technician Program

Southern Maine Community College, South Portland, Maine

 

Removed Probation and Grant Full Accreditation

(Following a Site Visit)

None

Removed Probation with a Shortened Accreditation Term

(Following a Focused Site Visit)

Dietetic Internship

  • University of Tennessee at Martin, Martin, Tennessee

Placed on or Continued Probationary Accreditation

(Following a Site Visit)

Didactic Programs in Dietetics

  • Alcorn State University, Alcorn State, Mississippi
  • Tennessee State University, Nashville, Tennessee

Dietetic Internship

  • Texas WIC Dietetic Internship, Austin, Texas

Placed on Probationary Accreditation

(Following a Focused Site Visit for a Complaint Investigation)

Didactic Program in Dietetics

  • Alabama A &M University, Normal, Alabama

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 or Interim Report)

Coordinated Program in Dietetics

  • Florida International University, Miami, Florida

Didactic Program in Dietetics

  • Delaware State University, Dover, Delaware

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 Internship

  • College of Saint Elizabeth, Morristown, New Jersey - Add a graduate degree