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)