2017 Accreditation Decisions

In 2017, the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics made accreditation decisions for the following months:


January

ACEND® made the following accreditation decisions at its January 25-27 meeting.

Candidacy for Accreditation

(Following a Site Visit)

Dietetic Internship

  • Daemen College, Amherst, N.Y.

Continued Candidacy for Accreditation

(Following a Site Visit)

None

Initial Accreditation

(Following a Site Visit)

Dietetic Internship

  • Golden Gate Dietetic Internship, Greenbrae, Calif.
  • Children's Hospital Colorado, Aurora, Colo.
  • Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, Ga.
  • University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas

Full and Continued Accreditation

(Following a Site Visit)

Coordinated Programs in Dietetics

  • Seton Hill University, Greensburg, Pa.
  • LaSalle University, Philadelphia, Pa.

Didactic Programs in Dietetics

  • University of Arizona, Tucson, Ariz.
  • Indiana University, Bloomington, Ind.
  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich.
  • College of St. Benedict/St. John's University, St. Joseph, Minn.
  • La Salle University, Philadelphia, Pa.
  • Carson Newman University, Jefferson City, Tenn.
  • Western Illinois University, Macomb, Ill.

Dietetic Internships

  • VA San Diego Healthcare, San Diego, Calif.
  • Tri-County Health Department, Greenwood Village, Colo.
  • Yale New Haven Hospital, New Haven, Conn.
  • Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, Fla.
  • Anne Brezina Dietetic Internship Program at James A. Haley Veterans' Hospital, Tampa, Fla.
  • Ingalls Memorial Hospital, Harvey, Ill.
  • Edward Hines VA, Hines, Ill.
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Mass.
  • Mount Auburn Hospital, Cambridge, Mass.
  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich.
  • Harper University Hospital, Detroit, Mich.
  • St. Louis DVA Medical Center, St. Louis, Mo.
  • Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton, Ohio
  • Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pa.

Full and Continued Accreditation

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

Coordinated Programs in Dietetics

  • University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, N.D.
  • Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, Texas

Didactic Programs in Dietetics

  • University of Delaware, Newark, Del.
  • Florida State University, Tallahassee, Fla.
  • Life University, Marietta, Ga.
  • Ball State University, Muncie, Ind.
  • The Sage Colleges, Troy, N.Y.
  • Appalachian University, Boone, N.C.
  • Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Okla.
  • Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, Pa.
  • University of Rhode Island, Kingston, R.I.
  • Texas Woman's University, Denton, Texas
  • Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, Texas
  • West Virginia University, Morgantown, W.V.
  • University of Wisconsin Green Bay, Green Bay, Wisc.

Dietetic Internships

  • Florida State University, Tallahassee, Fla.
  • Life University, Marietta, Ga.
  • Ball State University, Muncie, Ind.
  • University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kans.
  • The Sage Colleges, Troy, N.Y.
  • Appalachian State University, Boone, N.C.
  • Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Okla.
  • Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, Pa.
  • University of Rhode Island, Kingston, R.I.
  • University of Texas Health Sciences Center, Houston, Texas
  • Virginia State University, Petersburg, Va.
  • University of Wisconsin Green Bay, Green Bay, Wisc.

Dietetic Technician Program

  • Youngstown State University, Youngstown, Ohio

Full or Continued Accreditation with a Reduced Accreditation Term

(Following a Site Visit)

Dietetic Internship

  • San Diego WIC Dietetic Internship, San Diego, Calif.

Full or Continued Accreditation with a Reduced Accreditation Term

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

Dietetic Internships

  • Clinica Sierra Vista, Bakersfield, Calif.
  • Southern University and A&M College, Baton Rouge, La.
  • Queens College-CUNY, Flushing, N.Y.
  • VA Caribbean Healthcare System, San Juan, P.R.

International Coordinated Program in Dietetics

  • Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico DF, Mexico

Removed Probation and Grant Full Accreditation

(Following a Site Visit)

None

Removed Probation with a Reduced Accreditation Term

(Following a Site Visit)

None

Removed Probation

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

None

Removed Probation with a Reduced Accreditation Term

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

None

Placed on or Continued Probationary Accreditation with a Reduced Term

(Following a Site Visit)

None

Full or Continued 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 with a Reduced Term

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

Didactic Programs in Dietetics

  • Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, Ala.
  • North Carolina A&T State University, Greensboro, N.C.

Dietetic Internship

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

Dietetic Technician Program

  • Los Angeles City College, Los Angeles, Calif.

Accreditation or Continued Accreditation with a Reduced Term and Conduct a Focused Site Visit

(Following a Program Assessment Report)

None

Placed on or Continued on Probationary Accreditation and Conduct a Focused Site Visit

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

None

Candidacy for Accreditation Denied

(Following a Site Visit)

None

Full Accreditation Denied and Withdraw Accreditation

(Following a Site Visit)

None

Full Accreditation Denied and Withdraw Accreditation

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

None

Programs Closing Voluntarily - Withdrawing from Accreditation

None

Major Programmatic Change Approved

Didactic Program in Dietetics

  • Norfolk State University, Norfolk, Va. – Request for inactive status for a 2-year period

Dietetic Internship

  • Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tenn. – Request to transfer sponsorship of the program

Major Programmatic Changes Approved and Conduct a Comprehensive Site Visit within 24 Months

None

Major Programmatic Changes Denied

None


March

ACEND® made the following accreditation decisions at its March 13 meeting.

Candidacy for Accreditation (Following a Site Visit)

Dietetic Internships

  • Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University, Baton Rouge, La.
  • Nicholls State University, Thibodaux, La.
  • Keith & Associates, Tulsa, Okla.

Accreditation Withdrawn (Following a Focused Site Visit)

Didactic Program

  • Southern University and A&M College, Baton Rouge, La.

Major Programmatic Change Approved

Dietetic Internship

  • University of Central Arkansas, Conway, Ark. – Request to add completion of a graduate degree requirement

April

ACEND® made the following accreditation decisions at its April 10 meeting.

Full and Continued Accreditation

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

Coordinated Program in Dietetics

  • Keiser University, Port St. Lucie, Fla.

Didactic Programs in Dietetics

  • Alabama A&M University, Normal, Ala.
  • Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville, Tenn.
  • Norfolk State University, Norfolk, Va.

Dietetic Internships

  • Clinica Sierra Vista, Bakersfield, Calif.
  • Queens College-CUNY, Flushing, N. Y.

Dietetic Technician Programs

  • Cincinnati State Technical and Community College, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Owens Community College, Perrysburg, Ohio

Full or Continued Accreditation with a Reduced Accreditation Term

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

Didactic Program in Dietetics

  • Henderson State University, Arkadelphia, Ark.

Dietetic Internship

  • Alabama State Department of Education, Montgomery, Ala.

Dietetic Technician Program

  • Westchester Community College, Valhalla, N.Y.

Removed Probation with a Reduced Accreditation Term

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

Didactic Program in Dietetics

  • North Carolina A&T State University, Greensboro, N.C.

Dietetic Technician Program

  • Los Angeles City College, Los Angeles, Calif.

Placed on or Continued Probationary Accreditation with a Reduced Term

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

Didactic Program in Dietetics

  • Texas Southern University, Houston, Texas

Dietetic Technician Program

  • Black River Technical College, Pocahontas, Ark.

Major Programmatic Change Approved

Dietetic Internship

  • Marywood University, Scranton, Pa. – Request to add completion of a graduate degree requirement and discontinue the Individualized Supervised Practice Pathway (ISPP)

May

ACEND® made the following accreditation decisions at its May 8 meeting.

Candidacy for Accreditation

(Following a Site Visit)

Dietetic Internship

  • City University of New York (CUNY), New York, N.Y.

June

ACEND® made the following accreditation decisions at its June 12 meeting.

Major Programmatic Change Approved

Coordinated Program

  • Georgia State University, Atlanta, Ga. – Request to add Distance Education

July

ACEND® made the following accreditation decisions at its July 26-28 meeting.

Candidacy for Accreditation

(Following a Site Visit)

Dietetic Internship

  • Be Well Solutions, Solon, Ohio

Initial Accreditation

(Following a Site Visit)

Dietetic Internship

  • Duke University Hospital, Durham, N.C.

Dietetic Technician Program

  • Stark State College, North Canton, Ohio

Full and Continued Accreditation

(Following a Site Visit)

Coordinated Programs in Dietetics

  • University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pa.

Didactic Programs in Dietetics

  • California State University-Sacramento, Sacramento, Calif.
  • University of New Haven, West Haven, Conn.
  • Florida International University, Miami, Fla.
  • Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, Ill.
  • Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa
  • Bradley University, Peoria, Ill.
  • Michigan State University, East Lansing, Mich.
  • Cedar Crest College, Allentown, Pa.
  • Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pa.
  • West Chester University, West Chester, Pa.
  • University of Wisconsin-Stout, Menomonie, Wis.
  • University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyo.

Dietetic Internships

  • Banner University Medical Center, Tuscon, Ariz.
  • Central Valley WIC, Parlier, Calif.
  • Patton State Hospital, Patton, Calif.
  • California State University, Sacramento, Sacramento, Calif.
  • UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, Calif.
  • Florida Department of Health in Pasco County, New Port Richey, Fla.
  • Augusta University, Augusta, Ga.
  • Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa
  • University of Iowa Hospitals, Iowa City, Iowa
  • Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Ill.
  • North Oaks Medical Center, Hammond, La.
  • Frances Stern Nutrition Center, Boston, Mass.
  • National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Md.
  • University of Michigan Hospitals, Ann Arbor, Mich.
  • Michigan State University, East Lansing, Mich.
  • Minneapolis VA Health Care System, Minneapolis, Minn.
  • James J. Peterson VA Medical Center, Bronx, N.Y.
  • Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, Ore.
  • National Healthcare Corporation, Murfreesboro, Tenn.
  • University of Wisconsin-Stout, Menomonie, Wis.

Dietetic Technician Programs

  • Camden County College, Blackwood, N.J.
  • Cincinnati State University, Cincinnati, Ohio

International Coordinated Programs in Dietetics

  • American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
  • Qatar University, Doha, Qatar

Full and Continued Accreditation

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

Coordinated Programs in Dietetics

  • Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Newark, N.J.

Didactic Programs in Dietetics

  • University of Central Arkansas, Conway, Ark.
  • University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, Colo.
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, Mass.
  • Simmons College, Boston, Mass.
  • University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, Miss.
  • New York University, New York, N.Y.
  • Univesity of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pa.

Dietetic Internships

  • University of Central Arkansas, Conway, Ark.
  • University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, Colo
  • University of Delaware, Newark, Del.
  • Southern Univesity and A&M College, Baton Rouge, La.
  • Simmons College, Boston, Mass.
  • University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, Miss.
  • Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Newark, N.J.
  • New York University, New York, N.Y.
  • Texas Woman's University, Denton, Texas

Dietetic Technician Program

  • Harper College, Palatine, Ill.
  • Middlesex County College, Edison, N.J.
  • Columbus State Community College, Columbus, Ohio

Accreditation with a Reduced Accreditation Term

(Following a Site Visit)

Coordinated Programs in Dietetics

  • Indiana State University, Terre Haute, Ind.

Accreditation or Continued Accreditation with a Reduced Accreditation Term

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

Coordinated Programs in Dietetics

  • Dominican University-River Forest, Ill.

Didactic Programs in Dietetics

  • University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Princess Anne, Md.

Dietetic Internships

  • Public Health Foundation Enterprises, Irwindale, Calif.
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, Mass.
  • University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, P.R.

Dietetic Technician Program

  • Merritt College, Oakland, Calif.

Removed Probation and Grant Full Accreditation

(Following a Site Visit)

None

Removed Probation with a Reduced Accreditation Term

(Following a Site Visit)

None

Removed Probation

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

Didactic Programs in Dietetics

  • Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, Ala.

Removed Probation with a Reduced Accreditation Term

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

None

Placed or Continued on Probationary Accreditation with a Reduced Term

(Following a Site Visit)

None

Full and Continued 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 with a Reduced Term

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

Didactic Program in Dietetics

  • Texas Southern University, Houston, Texas

Dietetic Technician Programs

  • Black River Technical College, Pocahontas, Ark.

Accreditation or Continued Accreditation with a Reduced Term and Conduct a Focused Site Visit

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

None

Placed or Continued on Probationary Accreditation and Conduct a Focused Site Visit

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

None

Candidacy for Accreditation Denied

(Following a Site Visit)

None

Full or Continued Accreditation Denied and Withdraw Accreditation

(Following a Site Visit)

None

Programs Closing Voluntarily — Withdrawing from Accreditation

None

Major Programmatic Changes Approved

Dietetic Internship

  • Benedictine University, Lisle, Ill.

Major Programmatic Changes Approved and Conduct a Comprehensive Site Visit within 24 Months

None

Major Programmatic Changes Denied

None


September

ACEND® made the following accreditation decisions at its September 11 meeting. Probation and Withdrawal decisions made at the July board meeting became final on September 18.

Candidacy for Accreditation

(Following a Site Visit)

Dietetic Internships

  • Department of State Hospitals-Atascadero, Atascadero, Calif.

Accreditation or Continued Accreditation with a Reduced Accreditation Term

(Following a Program Assessment Report, Progress, Interim or Pass Rate Report or Major Program Change Request)

Dietetic Internship

  • West Virginia University, Morgantown, W.V.

Didactic Programs in Dietetics

  • West Virginia University, Morgantown, W.V.
  • University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyo.

Placed on or Continued Probationary Accreditation with a Reduced Term

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

Dietetic Technician Program

  • Gateway Community College, New Haven, Conn.

Accreditation Withdrawn

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

Dietetic Technician Program

  • Southwest Tennessee Community College, Memphis, Tenn.

October

ACEND® made the following accreditation decisions at its October 9 meeting.

Placed on or Continued Probationary Accreditation with a Reduced Term

(Following a Site Visit)

Dietetic Internships

  • Hurley Medical Center, Flint, Mich.

Major Programmatic Change Approved

Dietetic Internship

  • Appalachian State University, Boone, N.C. – Request to add remote supervised practice sites

November

ACEND® made the following accreditation decisions at its November 13 meeting.

Candidacy for Accreditation

(Following a Site Visit)

Dietetic Internships

  • Tucson Medical Center, Tucson, Ariz.

Coordinated Program in Dietetics

  • James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Va.

Full and Continued Accreditation

(Following a Site Visit)

Coordinated Programs in Dietetics

  • Indiana State University, Terre Haute, Ind.

December

ACEND® made the following accreditation decisions at its December 11 meeting.

Accreditation with a Reduced Accreditation Term

(Following a Major Program Change Request)

Dietetic Internship

  • McNeese State University, Lake Charles, La.
  • Virginia State University, Petersburg, Va.

Didactic Programs in Dietetics

  • McNeese State University, Lake Charles, La.
  • Virginia State University, Petersburg, Va.

Major Programmatic Change Approved

Dietetic Internship

  • Southern Regional Medical Center, Riverdale, Ga. – return to active status