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