2020 Accreditation Decisions

In 2020, 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 22-24, 2020 meeting. These decisions became final on March 11, 2020 after the 30-day reconsideration period ended.

Programs Placed on Probation Due to Non-compliance with ACEND Accreditation Standards

Coordinated Program in Dietetics

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

Didactic Programs in Dietetics

  • California State University, San Bernardino, San Bernardino, Calif.
  • The University of Tennessee at Martin, Martin, Tenn.

Dietetic Internship

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

ACEND®made the following accreditation decisions at its January 22-24, 2020 meeting that became effective January 24, 2020.

Full and Continued Accreditation

(Following a Site Visit)

Coordinated Programs in Dietetics

  • Delaware State University, Dover, Del.
  • Keiser University-Melbourne, Melbourne, Fla.
  • Dominican University, River Forest, Ill.
  • University of Massachusetts Lowell, Lowell, Mass.
  • Grand Valley State University, Allendale, Mich.

Dietetic Internships

  • California State University, Northridge, Northridge, Calif.
  • Nutrition Ink Dietetic Internship, Banning, Calif.
  • Public Health Foundation Enterprises WIC, Irwindale, Calif.
  • VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, Calif.
  • University of New Haven, West Haven, Conn.
  • Western Connecticut Health Network, Danbury, Conn.
  • AdventHealth Dietetic Internship Program, Orlando, Fla.
  • Florida International University, Miami, Fla.
  • Keiser University Distance DI, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
  • Larkin Community Hospital, South Miami, Fla.
  • Loyola University Chicago, Maywood, Ill.
  • Northern Illinois University, Dekalb, Ill.
  • Saint Louis University, Saint Louis, Mo.
  • Gulf Coast Dietetic Internship, Biloxi, Miss.
  • University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, Neb.
  • Brooklyn College CUNY, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, N.Y.
  • Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Med Center, Cleveland, Ohio
  • Keith and Associates, Tulsa, Okla.
  • Immaculata University, Immaculata, Pa.
  • Marywood University, Scranton, Pa.
  • Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, S.C.
  • Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas

Didactic Programs in Dietetics

  • Harding University, Searcy, Ark.
  • Henderson State University, Arkadelphia, Ariz.
  • California State University, Northridge, Northridge, Calif.
  • Northern Illinois University, Dekalb, Ill.
  • Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, Ky.
  • Madonna University, Livonia, Mich.
  • Saint Louis University, Saint Louis, Mo.
  • Brooklyn College CUNY, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Immaculata University, Immaculata, Pa.
  • Marywood University, Scranton, Pa.
  • Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, Tenn.
  • Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas
  • Virginia State University, Petersburg, Va.

Dietetic Technician Program

  • Northland Community and Technical College, East Grand Forks, Minn.
  • Tarrant County College, Arlington, Texas

Full and Continued Accreditation

(Following Progress Report or Interim Report)

Coordinated Programs in Dietetics

  • The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

Dietetic Internships

  • University of Minnesota, Saint Paul, Minn.
  • The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
  • Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital, Dallas, Texas

Didactic Programs in Dietetics

  • California State University, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, Calif.
  • Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colo.
  • East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, Tenn.

Continued Probationary Accreditation

(Following a Site Visit)

Didactic Programs in Dietetics

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

Substantive Program Changes

Didactic Programs in Dietetics

  • Fontbonne University St. Louis, Mo. - Reorganized into Coordinated Program in Dietetics

Dietetic Internships

  • Montana State University, Bozeman, Mont. - Add a graduate degree track

Programs Voluntarily Closing

(Submitted a Teach-out Plan)

Dietetic Internships

  • Daemen College, Amherst, N.Y. - Effective August 1, 2020

March

ACEND® made the following accreditation decisions at its March 9, 2020 meeting.

Grant Candidacy for Accreditation

Future Education Model Bachelor Program

  • Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

Coordinated Program in Dietetics

  • Indianapolis University Purdue at Indianapolis, Indianapolis, Ind.

Accreditation Term Extended

Didactic Program in Dietetics

  • Baylor University, Waco, Texas - Delay the program's site visit by one year and extend the accreditation term from June 30, 2022 to June 30, 2023

Major Programmatic Change Approved

Dietetic Internship

  • University of Alaska, Anchorage, Alaska – Request to add remote supervised practice sites

Major Programmatic Change Request Denied

Dietetic Internship

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

Programs Voluntarily Closing

Coordinated Program in Dietetics

  • Seton Hill University, Greensburg, Pa. - Effective May 30, 2023

Didactic Program in Dietetics

  • Hunter College CUNY, New York, N.Y. - Effective May 31, 2023