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

Programs Closing Voluntarily – Withdrawing from Accreditation

Dietetic Internship

  • Rutgers University, Newark, N.J.

Didactic Program in Dietetics

  • Rutgers University, Newark, N.J.

Dietetic Technician Program

  • Harper College, Palatine, Ill.

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