2019 Accreditation Decisions

In 2019, 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 14 meeting.

Grant Candidacy for Accreditation

Future Education Model Bachelor's Program

  • Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Ariz.

Programs Voluntarily Closing

(Submitted Teach-Out Plan)

Didactic Program in Dietetics

  • Northeastern State University, Tahlequah, Okla. – Closing July 31, 2020
  • University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Chattanooga, Tenn. - Closing June 30, 2021

ACEND® made the following accreditation decisions at its January 23-25 meeting.

Full and Continued Accreditation

(Following a Site Visit)

Coordinated Programs in Dietetics

  • The University of Connecticut, Storrs, Conn.
  • University of Saint Francis, Fort Wayne, Ind.
  • Georgia State University, Atlanta, Ga.
  • University of Vermont, Burlington, Vt.
  • Viterbo University, La Crosse, Wis.

International Coordinated Program in Dietetics

  • United Arab Emirates University, Al Ain, UAE

Dietetic Internships

  • Arizona State University, Phoenix, Ariz.
  • California State University Chico, Chico, Calif.
  • California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, Calif.
  • California Polytechnic State University, San Louis Obispo, Calif.
  • The University of Connecticut, Storrs, Conn.
  • University of Florida, Gainesville, Fla.
  • Illinois State University, Normal, Ill.
  • McNeese State University, Lake Charles, L.
  • North Carolina Central University, Durham, N.C.
  • Meredith College, Raleigh, N.C.
  • Long Island University/Post, Brookville, N.Y.
  • University of Nevada Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Nev.
  • University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, Okla.
  • Oregon State University, Corvallis, Ore.
  • Messiah College, Mechanicsburg, Pa.
  • South Dakota State University, Brookings, S.D.
  • University of Tennessee at Martin, Martin, Tenn.
  • US Army Dietetic Internship, San Antonio, Texas
  • Bastyr University, Kenmore, Wash.
  • Viterbo University, La Crosse, Wis.

Didactic Programs in Dietetics

  • Arizona State University, Phoenix, Ariz.
  • California State University Chico, Chico, Calif.
  • California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, Calif.
  • The University of Connecticut, Storrs, Conn.
  • Olivet Nazarene University, Bourbonnais, Ill.
  • Illinois State University, Normal, Ill.
  • McNeese State University, Lake Charles, La.
  • North Carolina Central University, Durham, N.C.
  • Meredith College, Raleigh, N.C.
  • Long Island University/Post, Brookville, N.Y.
  • University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, Okla.
  • Oregon State University, Corvallis, Ore.
  • University of Tennessee at Martin, Martin, Tenn.
  • University of the Incarnate Word, San Antonio, Texas
  • Bastyr University, Kenmore, Wash.

Dietetic Technician Program

None

Full and Continued Accreditation

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

Coordinated Programs in Dietetics

  • USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology, Los Angeles, Calif.
  • University of Kentucky, Lexington, Ky.

International Coordinated Program in Dietetics

  • Universidad Iberoamericana, Lomas De Santa Fe, MX

Dietetic Internships

  • Bay Pines VA Healthcare System, Bay Pines, Fla.
  • University of North Florida, Jacksonville, Fla.
  • University of Kentucky, Lexington, Ky.
  • Concordia College, Moorhead, Minn.
  • Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, Miss.
  • University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, N.C.
  • Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio
  • University of the Incarnate Word, San Antonio, Texas

Didactic Programs in Dietetics

  • University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, Hawaii
  • University of Kentucky, Lexington, Ky.
  • Boston University, Boston, Mass.
  • Concordia College, Moorhead, Minn.
  • University of Central Missouri, Warrensburg, Mo.
  • Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, Miss.
  • Keene State College, Keene, N.H.
  • Rutgers University, New Brunswick, N.J.
  • Norfolk State University, Norfolk, Va.

Dietetic Technician Program

  • Columbus State Community College, Columbus, Ohio

Placed or Continued Probationary Accreditation

(Following a Site Visit)

  • Texas Southern University, Houston, Texas

Continued Accreditation

(Following a Focused Site Visit)

Didactic Program in Dietetics

  • California State University Los Angeles, Los Angeles, Calif.

February

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

Grant Candidacy for Accreditation

Future Education Model Graduate Program

  • Logan University, Chesterfield, Mo.

Continue Full Accreditation after a Progress Report

Dietetic Internship

  • Abilene Christian University, Abilene, Texas

Didactic Program in Dietetics

  • Abilene Christian University, Abilene, Texas

Programs Voluntarily Closing

(Submitted Teach-Out Plan)

Didactic Program in Dietetics

  • University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Neb. - Closing May 31, 2022

Substantive Program Changes

Coordinated Program in Dietetics

  • Viterbo University, La Crosse, Wis. - Add a Master's Degree

Dietetic Internship

  • California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, Calif. - Add international rotation
  • Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, Mo. - Enrollment increase and remote option

March

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

Grant Candidacy for Accreditation

Future Education Model Graduate Program

  • University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa

Major Programmatic Change Approved

Coordinated Programs in Dietetics

  • University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio - Add a requirement to complete a graduate degree

Major Programmatic Change Request Denied

Dietetic Internship

  • The University of Memphis, Memphis, Tenn. - Request to add a remote supervised practice track

Programs Voluntarily Closing

Dietetic Internships

  • Banner University Medical Center, Tucson, Ariz. - Effective May 16, 2019
  • The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa - Effective August 25, 2019

Dietetic Technician Program

  • St. Louis Community College at Florissant Valley, St. Louis, Mo. - Effective August 30, 2020

April

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

Major Programmatic Changes Approved

Coordinated Programs in Dietetics

  • Arkansas State University, State University, Ark. – Add remote supervised practice sites
  • LaSalle University, Philadelphia, Pa. - Change program degree completion requirements to graduate degree

Programs Voluntary Closing and Ending Accreditation

Dietetic Internship

  • Banner University Medical Center, Tucson, Ariz. - Effective May 16, 2019

Dietetic Technician Program

  • St. Louis Community College at Florissant Valley, St. Louis, Mo. - Effective August 30, 2020

May

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

The Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics made the following accreditation decisions at its May 13, 2019 meeting. Probation decisions became final on May 22, 2019.

Candidacy for Accreditation

Dietetic Internship

  • Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, Mo.

Placed on or Continued Probationary Accreditation with a Reduced Accreditation Term

Dietetic Technician Program

  • Westchester Community College, Valhalla, N.Y.

Major Programmatic Changes Approved

Coordinated Programs in Dietetics

  • California State University, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, Calif. – Approve admission hold (Inactive Status)

Didactic Program in Dietetics

  • Meredith College, Raleigh, N.C. - Approve enrollment increase

Programs Voluntary Closing and Ending Accreditation

(Submitted a Teach-Out Plan)

Coordinated Program in Dietetics

  • James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Va. - Effective April 8, 2019

June

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

Grant Candidacy for Accreditation

Dietetic Internship

  • Auburn University, Auburn, Ala.

Dietetic Technician Program

  • Pierpont Community and Technical College, Fairmont, W.V.

Programs Voluntary Closing and Ending Accreditation

Didactic Program in Dietetics

  • University of Central Missouri, Warrensburg, Mo. - Effective May 31, 2023

Dietetic Technician Program

  • Middlesex County College, Edison, N.J. - Effective December 31, 2021

July

ACEND® made the following accreditation decisions at its July 24-26 meeting.

Candidacy for Accreditation

(Following a Site Visit)

Coordinated Programs in Dietetics

  • Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, Ill.
  • Metropolitan State University, Denver, Colo.

Future Model Bachelor's Program

  • University of Massachusetts, Lowell, Mass.

Full and Continued Accreditation

(Following a Site Visit)

Coordinated Programs in Dietetics

  • Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, Calif.
  • Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colo.
  • University of Saint Joseph, West Hartford, Conn.
  • Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kan.
  • University of Oklahoma Health Sciences, Oklahoma City, Okla.

Dietetic Internships

  • San Francisco State University, San Francisco, Calif.
  • University of Saint Joseph, West Hartford, Conn.
  • Southern Regional Medical Center, Riverdale, Ga.
  • Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Mass.
  • University of Minnesota, Saint Paul, Minn.
  • Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, N.C.
  • Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio
  • University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio
  • Ohio University, Athens, Ohio
  • University of Oklahoma Health Sciences, Oklahoma City, Okla.
  • VA Caribbean Healthcare, San Juan, P.R.
  • Winthrop University, Rock Hill, S.C.
  • East Tennessee State, Johnson City, Tenn.
  • Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital, Dallas, Texas
  • University of Houston, Houston, Texas
  • Central Washington University, Ellensburg, Wash.

Didactic Programs in Dietetics

  • San Francisco State University, San Francisco, Calif.
  • Point Loma Nazarene University, San Diego, Calif.
  • Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colo.
  • University of Minnesota, Saint Paul, Minn.
  • University of Florida, Gainesville, Fla.
  • Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kan.
  • Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, La.
  • Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, N.C.
  • Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio
  • Winthrop University, Rock Hill, S.C.
  • East Tennessee State, Johnson City, Tenn.
  • University of Houston, Houston, Texas
  • Central Washington University, Ellensburg, Wash.
  • University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wis.
  • University of Minnesota, Saint Paul, Minn.

Dietetic Technician Program

  • SUNY Morrisville, Morrisville, N.Y.
  • Suffolk Community College, Riverhead, N.Y.
  • Cuyahoga Community College, Cleveland, Ohio

Full and Continued Accreditation

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

Coordinated Programs in Dietetics

  • University of Texas, San Antonio, Texas
  • University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho

Dietetic Internships

  • Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, Miss.
  • University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, Okla.

Didactic Programs in Dietetics

  • California State University Los Angeles, Los Angeles, Calif.

Dietetic Technician Program

  • Merritt College, Oakland, Calif.
  • Harper College, Palatine, Ill.
  • Southern Maine Community College, South Portland, Maine
  • Truckee Meadow Community College, Reno, Nev.

Placed or Continued on Probation

(Following a Site Visit)

Coordinated Program in Dietetics

  • Universidad Ana G. Mendez, Gurabo, P.R.

Placed or Continued Probationary Accreditation

(Following a Site Visit or Progress Report)

Coordinated Program in Dietetics

  • Delta State University, Cleveland, Miss.

Didactic Program in Dietetics

  • Texas Southern University, Houston, Texas

Dietetic Technician Program

  • Gateway Community College, New Haven, Conn.

Substantive Program Changes

Didactic Program in Dietetics

  • North Dakota State University, Fargo, N.D. - Add requirement to complete a graduate degree
  • University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, N.D. - Add requirement to complete a graduate degree

Programs Voluntarily Closing and Ending Accreditation

Dietetic Internship

  • Inspira Health Network, Vineland, N.J. - Effective May 17, 2019

Dietetic Technician Program

  • Youngstown State University, Youngstown, Ohio - Effective August 1, 2020

September

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

Probation decisions made at the July 2019 Board meeting became final on September 16, 2019 after the reconsideration period ended.

Grant Candidacy for Accreditation

Dietetic Internship

  • Seattle Pacific University, Seattle, Wash.

Programs Voluntarily Closing and Ending Accreditation

Didactic Program in Dietetics

  • Johnson and Wales, Denver, Colo. - Effective January 29, 2021

Dietetic Technician Program

  • Westchester Community College, Valhalla, N.Y. - Effective June 15, 2021
  • Owens Community College, Toledo, Ohio - Effective June 30, 2021

Substantive Program Changes

Didactic Program in Dietetics

  • Metropolitan State University, Denver, Colo. – Add graduate degree track

Coordinated Program in Dietetics

  • Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, Texas – Add requirement to complete graduate degree

Placed on Probationary Accreditation

Dietetic Internship

  • Southwestern Dietetic Internship, Phoenix, Ariz.

November

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

Programs Voluntarily Closing and Ending Accreditation

Submitted a teach-out plan

Coordinated Program in Dietetics

  • Youngstown State University, Youngstown, Ohio - Effective June 30, 2021

Didactic Program in Dietetics

  • Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pa. - Effective September 30, 2023

Dietetic Internship

  • Penrose-St. Francis Health Services, Colorado Springs, Colo. - Effective June 30, 2020

Substantive Program Changes

Coordinated Program in Dietetics

  • Youngstown State University, Youngstown, Ohio - Reorganize into a Future Education Model Graduate Program

Didactic Program in Dietetics

  • Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pa. – Reorganize into a Future Education Model Graduate Program

Dietetic Internship

  • Abilene Christian University, Abilene, Texas - Add a graduate degree

December

ACEND® made the following accreditation decisions at its December 9, 2019 meeting.

Grant Candidacy for Accreditation

Dietetic Internship

  • Cedars-Sinai Health System, Los Angeles, Calif.

Programs Voluntarily Closing and Ending Accreditation

Submitted a teach-out plan

Coordinated Program in Dietetics

  • Buffalo State SUNY, Buffalo, N.Y. – Effective May 19, 2022

Dietetic Internship Program

  • Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, Mo. – Effective May 31, 2021

Substantive Program Changes

Dietetic Internships

  • Bay Pines VA Healthcare System, Bay Pines, Fla. – Add graduate degree to the program completion requirements and increase enrollment
  • Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, Mo. – Reorganize into a Future Education Model Graduate Program
  • Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, N.C. – Resume active admission status and add a graduate degree to the program completion requirements

Coordinated Program in Dietetics

  • Buffalo State SUNY, Buffalo, N.Y. – Reorganize into a Future Education Model Graduate Program