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2018 Accreditation Decisions


In 2018, 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 24-26 meeting.

Candidacy for Accreditation

(Following a Site Visit)

Coordinated Program in Dietetics

  • University of Alabama, Birmingham, Ala.
  • Pace University, Pleasantville, N.Y.

Dietetic Internship

  • Baylor University, Waco, Texas

Full and Continued Accreditation

(Following a Site Visit)

Coordinated Programs in Dietetics

  • University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Ill.
  • University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minn.
  • D'Youville College, Buffalo, N.Y.

Didactic Programs in Dietetics

  • University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Ill.
  • Benedictine University, Lisle, Ill.
  • Herbert H. Lehman College CUNY, Bronx, N.Y.
  • Clemson University, Clemson, S.C.
  • Marshall University, Huntington, W.Va.

Dietetic Internships

  • University of Alabama DI, Birmingham, Ala.
  • University of California San Francisco Medical Center, San Francisco, Calif.
  • Georgia Division of Public Health, Atlanta, Ga.
  • Benedictine University, Lisle, Ill.
  • University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, Md.
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Mass.
  • Cox College, Springfield, Mo.
  • Inspira Health Network, Vineland, N.J.
  • Herbert H. Lehman College CUNY, Bronx, N.Y.
  • Northwell Health, Manhasset, N.Y.
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, N.Y.
  • Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, N.Y.
  • Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio
  • Sodexo Dietetic Internships, Newton, Pa.
  • Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tenn.
  • Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas
  • Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center, Houston, Texas
  • Virginia/Maryland WIC DI, Richmond, Va.
  • Marshall University, Huntington, W.Va.
  • West Virginia University Hospital, Morgantown, W.Va.

Full and Continued Accreditation

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

Didactic Programs in Dietetics

  • University of Maine, Orono, Maine
  • Andrews University, Berrien Springs, Mich.
  • Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Mich.
  • The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
  • Stephen F Austin state University, Nacogdoches, Texas

Dietetic Internships

  • Banner Medical Center, Tucson, Ariz.
  • OSF St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria, Ill.
  • University of Maine, Orono, Maine
  • University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Mass.
  • Andrews University, Berrien Springs, Mich.
  • Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Mich.
  • The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

Dietetic Technician Program

  • Santa Rosa Junior College, Santa Rosa, Calif.
  • Hillsborough Community College, Tampa, Fla.

Accreditation with a Reduced Accreditation Term

(Following a Site Visit)

Coordinated Programs in Dietetics

  • University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho

Dietetic Internships

  • Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Mich.
  • Abilene Christian University, Abilene, Texas

Didactic Program in Dietetics

  • James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Va.

Accreditation with a Reduced Accreditation Term

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

Didactic Programs in Dietetics

  • Abilene Christian University, Abilene, Texas
  • Norfolk State University, Norfolk, Va.

Major Programmatic Changes Approved

Dietetic Internship

  • Michigan State University, East Lansing, Mich.
  • University of New Hampshire, Durham, N.H.
  • UW Health, Madison, Wis.

Major Programmatic Changes Denied

Didactic Program in Dietetics

  • Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas

February

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

Full Accreditation

(Following a Major Program Change Request)

Dietetic Internship

  • McNeese State University, Lake Charles, La.

Didactic Programs in Dietetics

  • McNeese State University, Lake Charles, La.

Major Programmatic Change Approved

Dietetic Internship

  • University of Delaware, Dover, Del. – Add a master's degree

The July 28, 2017 decisions were made final on February 26, 2018 following a reconsideration request.

Placed or Continued on Probation

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

Coordinated Program in Dietetics

  • University of Montevallo, Montevallo, Ala.
  • Universidad del Turabo, Gurabo, P.R.

Didactic Program in Dietetics

  • University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, P.R.

March

ACEND® made the following accreditation decisions at its March 12, 2018 meeting.

Full Accreditation

(Following a Major Program Change Request)

Dietetic Internship

  • Virginia State University, Petersburg, Va.

Didactic Programs in Dietetics

  • Virginia State University, Petersburg, Va.

Major Programmatic Change Approved

Coordinated Program

  • Rutgers University, Newark, N.J. – Reorganize into a Future Education Model Graduate Program

Dietetic Internship

  • Rutgers University, Newark, N.J. – Reorganize into a Future Education Model Graduate Program

Didactic Program in Dietetics

  • Montclair State University, Montclair, N.J. – Add a graduate degree track

Removed from Probation and Continued Accreditation

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

Coordinated Program in Dietetics

  • University of Montevallo, Montevallo, Ala.

April

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

Major Programmatic Change Approved

Didactic Program in Dietetics

  • University of Arizona, Tucson Ariz. – Add a distance education track

Programs Closing Voluntarily

(Withdrawing from Accreditation)

Dietetic Technician Program

  • Laguardia Community College, Long Island, N.Y.

May

ACEND® made the following accreditation decisions at its May 14 meeting.

Candidacy for Accreditation

Coordinated Program in Dietetics

  • Utica College, Utica, N.Y.

Full or Continued Accreditation with a Reduced Accreditation Term

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

Dietetic Technician Programs

  • Community College of Allegheny County, Pittsburgh, Penn.

Dietetic Internship

  • University of North Florida, Jacksonville, Fla.
  • Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas

Didactic Program in Dietetics

  • Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas

Major Programmatic Change Approved

Didactic Program in Dietetics

  • Hunter College, New York, N.Y. – reorganize into a Future Education Model Graduate Program

Dietetic Internship

  • Hunter College, New York, N.Y. – reorganize into a Future Education Model Graduate Program
  • Rutgers University, Newark, N.J. – place on inactive status

Programs Closing Voluntarily – Withdrawing from Accreditation

Coordinated Program in Dietetics

  • Rutgers University, Newark, N.J.

Dietetic Technician Program

  • Harper College, Palatine, Ill.

ACEND® made the following accreditation decisions at its May 14 meeting. These decisions became final on June 28.

Placed on or Continued Probationary Accreditation with a Reduced Term

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

Coordinated Program in Dietetics

  • Arkansas State University, State University, Ark.
  • Delta State University, Cleveland, Miss.

Dietetic Technician Programs

  • Trocaire College, Buffalo, N.Y.

June

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

Candidacy for Accreditation

Dietetic Internship

  • West Chester University, West Chester, Penn.

Programs Closing Voluntarily

(Withdrawing from Accreditation)

Dietetic Technician Program

  • Southern Maine Community College, South Portland, Maine

Major Programmatic Change Approved

Dietetic Internship

  • University of North Florida, Jacksonville, Fla. – Increase enrollment
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va. – Reorganize into a Future Education Model Graduate Program

Coordinated Program in Dietetics

  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, N.C. – Reorganize into a Future Education Model Graduate Program

July

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

Candidacy for Accreditation

(Following a Site Visit)

Dietetic Internship

  • Garden to Table Nutrition, Bothell, WA

Full and Continued Accreditation

(Following a Site Visit)

Coordinated Program in Dietetics

  • USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology, Los Angeles, CA
  • Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
  • Johns Hopkins University/Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, MD

International Coordinated Program in Dietetics

  • Universidad Iberoamericana, Lomas De Santa Fe, MX

Dietetic Internships

  • Samford University, Birmingham, AL
  • Carondelet Health Network, Tucson, AZ
  • Bay Pines VA Healthcare System, Bay Pines, FL
  • Idaho State University, Pocatello, ID
  • Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL
  • Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA
  • Boston University, Boston, MA
  • University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE
  • University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC
  • The University of Tennessee-Knoxville, Knoxville, TN
  • University of the Incarnate Word, San Antonio, TX
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA

Didactic Programs in Dietetics

  • Samford University, Birmingham, AL
  • University of California, Davis, Davis, CA
  • University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs, CO
  • Idaho State University, Pocatello, ID
  • Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
  • Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA
  • Boston University, Boston, MA
  • New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM
  • University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC
  • South Carolina State University, Orangeburg, SC
  • South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD
  • The University of Tennessee-Knoxville, Knoxville, TN
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA

Dietetic Technician Programs

  • Orange Coast College, Costa Mesa, CA
  • Erie Community College, Williamsville, NY
  • Milwaukee Area Technical College, West Allis, WI

Full and Continued Accreditation

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

Coordinated Programs in Dietetics

  • Dominican University, River Forest, IL
  • Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI

Dietetic Internships

  • Public Health Foundation Enterprises, Irwindale, CA
  • San Diego WIC, San Diego, CA
  • Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI
  • University of Nevada, Reno, Reno, NV
  • Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS
  • University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, PR
  • VA Caribbean Healthcare System, San Juan, PR
  • Baptist Health System, San Antonio, TX

Didactic Programs in Dietetics

  • Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, AL
  • Morgan State University, Baltimore, MD
  • University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Princess Anne, MD
  • Minnesota State University, Mankato, MN
  • Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS
  • University of Central Missouri, Warrensburg, MO
  • University of Nevada, Reno, Reno, NV
  • Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, TX
  • James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA
  • Norfolk State University, Norfolk, VA
  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, Stevens Point, WI

Dietetic Technician Programs

  • Merritt College, Oakland, CA

Removed Probation and Grant Full Accreditation

(Following a Site Visit)

None

Removed Probation

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

Didactic Programs in Dietetics

  • University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Lafayette, LA

Placed or Continued Probationary Accreditation

(Following a Site Visit)

None

Placed or Continued Probationary Accreditation

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

Didactic Programs in Dietetics

  • University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, PR

Dietetic Technician Programs

  • Gateway Community College, New Haven, CT

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

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

None

Candidacy for Accreditation Denied

(Following a Site Visit)

None


August

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

Programs Closing Voluntarily - Withdrawing from Accreditation

Dietetic Technician Programs

  • Oklahoma State University, Oklahoma City, OK
  • Trocaire College, Buffalo, NY

September

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

Full or Continued Accreditation

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

Dietetic Internship

  • Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX
  • West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV

Didactic Programs in Dietetics

  • Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX
  • West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV
  • University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY

Accreditation Withdrawn

(Following a Site Visit or Progress Report)

Dietetic Internship

  • Puerto Rico Department of Health, San Juan, PR

Dietetic Technician Program

  • Black River Technical College, Pocahontas, AR

Programs Voluntarily Closing

Dietetic Internship Program

  • University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE

Major Programmatic Changes Approved

Dietetic Internships

  • University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE – Reorganize into a Future Education Model Graduate Program
  • Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY – Increase enrollment and add remote supervised practice sites
  • Premier Health, Dayton, OH – Add a master's degree requirement and increase enrollment

October

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

Programs Voluntarily Closing

Coordinated Program in Dietetics

  • University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA – Reorganize into a Future Education Model Graduate Program

Major Programmatic Changes Approved

Dietetic Internships

  • Lipscomb Univeristy, Nashville, TN – Add an international supervised practice experience

Coordinated Program in Dietetics

  • University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA – Reorganize into a Future Education Model Graduate Program

November

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

Grant Candidacy for Accreditation

Future Education Model Graduate Program

  • Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ

Dietetic Internship

  • NutraSourceDI, Manasquan, NJ

Major Programmatic Changes Approved

Dietetic Internships

  • Idaho State University, Pocatello, ID – Require a master's degree for program completion
  • University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, Green Bay, WI – Add remote supervised practice sites

December

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

Grant Candidacy for Accreditation

Dietetic Internship

  • Delicious Living Nutrition, Hyannis, MA

Future Education Model Graduate Program

  • Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Major Programmatic Approved

Coordinated Programs in Dietetics

  • The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH – Reorganize into a Future Education Model Graduate Program

Didactic Programs in Dietetics

  • University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ – Add a branch campus at UA Yuma in Yuma, AZ

Dietetic Internships

  • Central Valley WIC, Parlier, CA – Require a master's degree for program completion
  • Illinois State University, Normal, IL – Add remote supervised practice and increase enrollment
  • The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA – Reorganize into a Future Education Model Graduate Program

Programs Voluntarily Closing

Coordinated Program in Dietetics

  • The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

Dietetic Internships

  • The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
  • The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA

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