ACEND® regularly posts decisions on accreditation actions, including:
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
Full or Continued Accreditation with a Reduced Accreditation Term — program is partially or non-complaint with at least one standard and has been given a time period for coming into compliance
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Accreditation Withdrawn — program fails to comply with the Accreditation Standards or published policies within the specified time period
Below are links to recent activities and decisions:
ACEND® periodically reviews the practices, procedures and educational outcomes of its accredited programs. This process includes the consideration of third-party comments regarding the program's compliance with the accreditation standards. Read More