2014 Accreditation Decisions

In 2014, 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Accreditation Withdrawn — program fails to comply with the Accreditation Standards or published policies within the specified time period.


February 2014

The Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics made the following accreditation decisions at its February 21-23, 2014 meeting.

 

Full and Continued Accreditation

(Following a Site Visit)

Coordinated Programs in Dietetics

  • University of Texas San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas
  • University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah

Didactic Programs in Dietetics

  • Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • University of Vermont, Burlington, Vt.

Dietetic Internships

  • Maricopa County Department of Health, Phoenix, Ariz.
  • McNeese State University, Lake Charles, La.
  • East Carolina University, Greenville, N.C.

Dietetic Technician Program

  • Truckee Meadows Community College, Reno, Nev.

Full and Continued Accreditation

(Following a Program Assessment Report or Interim Report)

Coordinated Programs in Dietetics

  • Purdue University, West Lafayette, Ind.
  • The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

Didactic Programs in Dietetics

  • University of California Davis, Davis, Calif.
  • University of Saint Joseph, West Hartford, Conn.
  • Olivet Nazarene University, Bourbonnais, Ill.
  • Purdue University, West Lafayette, Ind.
  • The University of Tennessee Knoxville, Knoxville, Tenn.
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.
  • Bastyr University, Kenmore, Wash.

Dietetic Internships

  • University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Ala.
  • University of Saint Joseph, West Hartford, Conn.
  • University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Neb.
  • The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
  • The University of Tennessee Knoxville, Knoxville, Tenn.
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.

Dietetic Technician Program

  • Suffolk County Community College, Riverhead, N.Y.

Accreditation with a Shortened Accreditation Term

(Following a Site Visit)

Coordinated Program in Dietetics

  • Howard University, Washington, D.C.

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, S.C.

Removed Probation and Grant Full Accreditation

(Following a Site Visit)

Dietetic Internship

  • Texas WIC Dietetic Internship, Austin, Texas

Removed Probation with a Shortened Accreditation Term

(Following a Focused Site Visit)

Didactic Program in Dietetics

  • Tennessee State University, Nashville, Tenn.

Placed on or Continued Probationary Accreditation

(Following a Site Visit)

Didactic Programs in Dietetics

  • Alabama A&M University, Normal, Ala.
  • Delaware State University, Dover, Del.

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 or Interim Report)

Coordinated Program in Dietetics

  • Florida International University, Miami, Fla.

Didactic Program in Dietetics

  • Prairie View A&M University, Prairie View, Texas

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

Didactic Program in Dietetics

  • University of Montevallo, Montevallo, Alabama - transition from a Didactic Program in Dietetics to a Coordinated Program in Dietetics

Dietetic Internships

  • Saint Louis University, St. Louis, Mo. - add a graduate degree option
  • West Virginia University, Morgantown, W.V. - extend the inactive status one additional year

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 24, 2014 meeting.

Placed on or Continued Probationary Accreditation

(Non-compliance with the Accreditation Standards)

Coordinated Program in Dietetics

  • Delta State University, Cleveland, Miss.

Didactic Programs in Dietetics

  • Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, Ala.
  • Southern University and A&M College, Baton Rouge, La.
  • North Carolina A&T State University, Greensboro, N.C.

Dietetic Internship

  • Puerto Rico Department of Health, San Juan, P.R.

Dietetic Technician Programs

  • Los Angeles City College, Los Angeles, Calif.
  • LaGuardia Community College, Long Island City, N.Y.
  • Southwest Tennessee Community College, Memphis, Tenn.

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 9-11, 2014 meeting.

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, D.C.
  • University of Missouri Columbia, Columbia, Mo.

Didactic Programs in Dietetics

  • California State University Fresno, Fresno, Calif.
  • Metropolitan State University of Denver, Denver, Colo.
  • University of North Florida, Jacksonville, Fla.
  • University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Princess Anne, Md.
  • State University of New York at Oneonta, Oneonta, N.Y.
  • Ashland University, Ashland, Ohio
  • Miami University, Oxford, Ohio
  • The University of Tennessee at Martin, Martin, Tenn.

Dietetic Internships

  • California State University Fresno, Fresno, Calif.
  • Metropolitan State University of Denver, Denver, Colo.
  • University of North Florida, Jacksonville, Fla.
  • Morrison Chartwells, Atlanta, Ga.
  • Bradley University, Peoria, Ill.
  • Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, Md.
  • University of Maryland, College Park, College Park, Md.
  • University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Princess Anne, Md.
  • University at Buffalo, SUNY, Buffalo, N.Y.
  • State University of New York at Oneonta, Oneonta, N.Y.
  • Cedar Crest College, Allentown, Pa.
  • The University of Tennessee at Martin, Martin, Tenn.

Dietetic Technician Program

  • Westchester Community College, Valhalla, N.Y.

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, Vt.

Didactic Programs in Dietetics

  • Point Loma Nazarene University, San Diego, Calif.
  • Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kan.
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, Neb.
  • University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio
  • East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, Tenn.
  • University of Houston, Houston, Texas
  • Bastyr University, Kenmore, Wash.
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wis.

Dietetic Internships

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

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, Calif.

Didactic Programs in Dietetics

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

Dietetic Technician Programs

  • Central Arizona College, Coolidge, Ariz.
  • St. Louis Community College at Florissant Valley, St. Louis, Mo.
  • Southeast Community College, Lincoln, Neb.

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, Ga.

Didactic Program in Dietetics

  • California State University, San Bernardino, San Bernardino, Calif.
  • South Carolina State University, Orangeburg, S.C.

Dietetic Internship

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

Dietetic Technician Programs

  • Harper College, Palatine, Ill.
  • 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, Del.

Place on or Continued Probationary Accreditation

(Following a Site Visit)

Dietetic Technician Programs

  • Gateway Community College, New Haven, Conn.
  • Middlesex County College, Edison, N.J.

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, Fla.

Didactic Program in Dietetics

  • Alcorn State University, Alcorn State, Miss.

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, N.H. - 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

August

The Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics made the following accreditation decisions at its August 11, 2014 meeting.

Candidacy for Accreditation

Dietetic Internship

  • Samford University, Birmingham, Ala.

September

The Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics made the following accreditation decisions at its September 8, 2014 meeting.

Candidacy for Accreditation

Coordinated Program in Dietetics

  • USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology, Los Angeles, Calif.

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 13, 2014 meeting.

Reinstate Accreditation until May 31, 2015

Didactic Program in Dietetics

  • Fort Valley State University, Fort Valley, Ga.

Placed on or Continued Probationary Accreditation

(Non-compliance with the Accreditation Standards)

Dietetic Technician Program

  • Labouré College, Milton, Mass.

November

The Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics made the following accreditation decisions at its November 10, 2014 meeting.

Candidacy for Accreditation

Coordinated Program in Dietetics

  • West Coast University, Dallas, Texas