2012 Accreditation Decisions

In 2012, 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Accreditation Withdrawn — program fails to comply with the Accreditation Standards or published policies within the specified time period.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

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 22-24, 2012 meeting.

Candidacy for Accreditation

Coordinated Program in Dietetics

  • Arkansas State University-Jonesboro, State University, Arkansas

Dietetic Internship

  • Missouri State University, Springfield Missouri

Full Accreditation

(Following a Site Visit)

Coordinated Program in Dietetics

  • Viterbo University, La Crosse, Wisconsin

Didactic Programs in Dietetics

  • California State University Chico, Chico, California
  • University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware
  • Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida
  • Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia
  • University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Southern University and A&M Colleges, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, Mississippi

Dietetic Internships

  • California State University Chico, Chico, California
  • California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, California
  • Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida
  • Southern University and A&M Colleges, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, Mississippi
  • Texas Woman’s University, Denton, Texas
  • Viterbo University, La Crosse, Wisconsin

Full Accreditation

(Following Program Assessment Report or Interim Report)

Coordinated Program in Dietetics

  • La Salle University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Didactic Programs in Dietetics

  • California State University Sacramento, Sacramento, California
  • Western Illinois University, Macomb, Illinois
  • North Carolina A&T State University, Greensboro, North Carolina
  • Langston University, Langston, Oklahoma
  • Mansfield University, Mansfield, Pennsylvania
  • Carson Newman College, Jefferson City, Tennessee

Dietetic Internships

  • The University of Arizona Medical Center, Tucson, Arizona
  • California State University Sacramento, Sacramento, California
  • Augusta Area Dietetic Internship, Augusta, Georgia
  • Ingalls Memorial Hospital, Harvey, Illinois
  • Mount Auburn Hospital, Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Harper University Hospital, Detroit, Michigan
  • St. Louis DVA Medical Center, St. Louis, Missouri
  • The Christ Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio

Accreditation with a Shortened Accreditation Term

(Following a Site Visit)

Dietetic Internship

  • University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, Texas

Removed Probation and Grant Full Accreditation

(Following a Site Visit)

  • None

Removed Probation and Restore Full Accreditation

(Following Interim Report or Program Assessment Report)

  • None

Placed on Probationary Accreditation

(Following a Site Visit)

Didactic Program in Dietetics

  • Texas Southern University, Houston, Texas

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

Dietetic Internship

  • Ball State University, Terre Haute, Indiana

Placed on Probation and Conduct a Focused Site Visit

(Following an Interim Report or Major Change Request)

Dietetic Internship

  • Division of Public Health, Atlanta, Georgia

Candidacy for Accreditation Denied

(Following a Site Visit)

Coordinated Program in Dietetics

  • Herzing University, Winter Park, Florida

Full Accreditation Denied and Withdraw Accreditation

(Following a Site Visit)

  • None

Programs Closing Voluntarily—Withdrawing from Accreditation

  • None

Major Programmatic Change

  • None

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 13-15, 2012 meeting.

Candidacy for Accreditation

Dietetic Internships

  • Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, Kentucky
  • Medical City Hospital Dallas, Dallas, Texas

Full Accreditation (Following a Site Visit)

Coordinated Program in Dietetics

  • University of Medicine and Dentistry, Scotch Plains, New Jersey

Didactic Programs in Dietetics

  • University of Central Arkansas, Conway, Arkansas
  • University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, Colorado
  • University of Massachusetts-Amherst, Amherst, Massachusetts
  • Simmons College, Boston, Massachusetts
  • Long Island University/CW Post Campus, Brookville, New York
  • New York University, New York, New York
  • Immaculata University, Immaculata, Pennsylvania

Dietetic Internships

  • University of Central Arkansas, Conway, Arkansas
  • University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, Colorado
  • University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware
  • University of Massachusetts-Amherst, Amherst, Massachusetts
  • Simmons College, Boston, Massachusetts
  • University of Medicine and Dentistry, Scotch Plains, New Jersey
  • Long Island University/CW Post Campus, Brookville, New York
  • New York University, New York, New York
  • Immaculata University, Immaculata, Pennsylvania
  • Sodexo Health Care Services, Yardley, Pennsylvania
  • University of Texas Health Science Center-Houston, Houston, Texas

Full Accreditation (Following Program Assessment Report or Interim Report)

Coordinated Programs in Dietetics

  • Indiana State University, Terre Haute, Indiana
  • Seton Hill University, Greensburg, Pennsylvania
  • University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

International Coordinated Program in Dietetics

  • Kyung Hee University, Seoul, Korea

Didactic Programs in Dietetics

  • University of New Haven, West Haven, Connecticut
  • Bradley University, Peoria, Illinois
  • Cedar Crest College, Allentown, Pennsylvania
  • University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming

Dietetic Internships

  • Central Valley WIC, Reedley, California
  • UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, California
  • Tri-County Health Department, Greenwood Village, Colorado
  • Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, Connecticut
  • Anne Brezina DI Program at James A. Haley Veterans' Hospital, Tampa, Florida
  • Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois
  • University of Iowa Hospitals, Iowa City, Iowa
  • University of Kentucky Hospital, Lexington, Kentucky
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
  • Frances Stern Nutrition Center, Boston, Massachusetts
  • Hurley Medical Center, Flint, Michigan
  • University of Minnesota Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • James J. Peters Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Bronx, New York
  • Good Samaritan Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton, Ohio
  • National HealthCare Corporation, Murfreesboro, Tennessee

Accreditation with a Shortened Accreditation Term (Following a Site Visit)

Dietetic Internship

  • University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas

Removed Probation and Grant Full Accreditation (Following a Site Visit)

Dietetic Internship

  • Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana

Removed Probation with a Shortened Accreditation Term (Following a Site Visit)

Didactic Program in Dietetics

  • Texas Southern University, Houston, Texas

Placed on Probationary Accreditation (Following a Site Visit)

Didactic Program in Dietetics

  • The University of Tennessee at Martin, Martin, Tennessee

Dietetic Internship

  • The University of Tennessee at Martin, Martin, Tennessee

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)

Didactic Program in Dietetics

  • Delaware State University, Dover, Delaware

Continued Probationary Accreditation and Conduct a Focused Site Visit (Following a Site Visit)

None

Placed or continued on Probation and Conduct a Focused Site Visit (Following an Interim Report or Major Change Request)

Dietetic Internship

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

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

Coordinated Programs in Dietetics

  • D’Youville College, Buffalo, New York – add an international rotation
  • University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas – Administrative change to move the Coordinated Program from the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio to the University of Texas, San Antonio with a one-year continuation of inactive status

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 3-5, 2012 meeting.

Candidacy for Accreditation

Dietetic Internships

  • Wellness Workdays, Hingham, Massachusetts
  • Children's Hospital Colorado/University of Colorado School of Medicine Consortium, Aurora, Colorado

Continue Candidacy for Accreditation

Dietetic Technician Program

  • Santa Rosa Junior College, Santa Rosa, California

Full Accreditation

(Following a Comprehensive Evaluation and Site Visit)

Didactic Programs in Dietetics

  • Harding University, Searcy, Arkansas
  • Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois
  • Andrews University, Berrien Springs, Michigan
  • Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan
  • St. Louis, University, St. Louis, Missouri
  • Hunter College CUNY, New York, New York
  • Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina
  • The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
  • Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, Tennessee
  • Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, Texas
  • Norfolk State University, Norfolk, Virginia

Dietetic Internships

  • Danbury Hospital, Danbury, Connecticut
  • Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois
  • OSF St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria, Illinois
  • Andrews University, Berrien Springs, Michigan
  • Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan
  • St. Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri
  • Hunter College CUNY, New York, New York
  • Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina
  • The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
  • The University of South Dakota, Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Dietetic Technician Program

  • Hillsborough Community College, Tampa, Florida

Full Accreditation

(Following Program Assessment Report or Interim Report)

Didactic Programs in Dietetics

  • University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, California
  • Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan
  • Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah

Dietetic Internships

  • Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, Florida
  • University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas
  • University of Michigan Hospitals, Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah

Accreditation with a Shortened Accreditation Term

(Following a Comprehensive Evaluation and Site Visit)

None

Removed Probation and Grant Full Accreditation

(Following a Comprehensive Evaluation and Site Visit)

None

Removed Probation with a Shortened Accreditation Term

(Following a Comprehensive Evaluation and Site Visit)

Didactic Program in Dietetics

  • The University of Tennessee at Martin, Martin, Tennessee

Placed on or Continued Probationary Accreditation

(Following a Comprehensive Evaluation and Site Visit)

Dietetic Internship

  • The University of Tennessee at Martin, Martin, Tennessee

International Coordinated Program in Dietetics

  • Universidad IberoAmericana, Mexico City, Mexico

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)

Didactic Program in Dietetics

  • Delaware State University, Dover, Delaware

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 Comprehensive Evaluation and Site Visit)

None

Full Accreditation Denied and Withdraw Accreditation

(Following a Comprehensive Evaluation and Site Visit)

None

Programs Closing Voluntarily—Withdrawing from Accreditation

None

Major Programmatic Change

Dietetic Internship

  • Cox College, Springfield, Missouri - Add a graduate degree