2022 Accreditation Decisions

In 2022, 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® following accreditation decisions at its January 26-28, 2022 meeting.

Grant Candidacy for Accreditation

Didactic Programs in Dietetics

  • Oakland University, Rochester, Mich.

Dietetic Internship

  • VA Sierra Nevada Health Care System, Reno, Nev.

Full and Continued Accreditation after a Site Visit

Coordinated Programs in Dietetics

  • Pace University, Pleasantville, N.Y.
  • Utica College, Utica, N.Y.

Graduate Program in Nutrition and Dietetics (Future Education Model)

  • Rutgers University, Newark, N.J.

Didactic Programs in Dietetics

  • California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, Calif.
  • East Carolina University, Greenville, N.C.
  • Prairie View A&M University, Prairie View, Texas
  • Russell Sage College, Troy, N.Y.
  • Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, Mo.
  • Syracuse University, Syracuse, N.Y.

Dietetic Internship

  • Aramark, Philadelphia, Pa.
  • Baylor University, Waco, Texas
  • California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, Calif.
  • East Carolina University, Greenville, N.C.
  • Garden to Table, Bothell, Wash.
  • Prairie View A&M University, Prairie View, Texas
  • Russell Sage College, Troy, N.Y.
  • Syracuse University, Syracuse, N.Y.
  • Texas WIC, Austin, Texas
  • Tulane University, New Orleans, La.
  • West Chester University, West Chester, Pa.

Dietetic Technician Programs

  • Community College of Allegheny County, Pittsburgh, Pa.

Full and Continued Accreditation after a Progress Report

Didactic Programs in Dietetics

  • Texas A&M University, Kingsville, Texas

Programs Placed or Continued on a Reduced Accreditation Term after a Progress Report

Didactic Programs in Dietetics

  • Youngstown State University, Youngstown, Ohio

Programs Continued on a Reduced Term after a Focused Site Visit

  • Northeastern State University, Muskogee, Okla.

Programs Removed From Probation and Continued on a Reduced Accreditation Term

  • Morgan State University, Baltimore, Md.

Major Programmatic Change Approved

Didactic Programs in Dietetics

  • University of Colorado at Colorado Springs/Penrose-St. Francis Health Services Partnership, Colorado Springs, Colo. - Approve request to reorganize into a Graduate Program in Nutrition and Dietetics (Future Education Model)

Dietetic Internships

  • University of North Florida, Jacksonville, Fla.- Approve request to reorganize into a Graduate Program in Nutrition and Dietetics (Future Education Model)
  • Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Newark, N.J. - Approve request to resume active status
  • Sodexo, Morrisville, Pa. - Approve request to reorganize into a Graduate Program in Nutrition and Dietetics (Future Education Model)
  • Keith and Associates, Tulsa, Okla. - Approve request to reorganize into a Graduate Program in Nutrition and Dietetics (Future Education Model)

April

ACEND® following accreditation decisions at its April 11, 2022 meeting.

Grant Candidacy for Accreditation after a Site Visit

Graduate Program in Nutrition and Dietetics

  • Olivet Nazarene University, Bourbonnais, Ill.
  • Hood College, Frederick, Md.
  • Bluffton University, Bluffton, Ohio
  • George Mason University, Fairfax, Va.
  • University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, Green Bay, Wis.

Grant Candidacy for Accreditation after a Site Visit

Didactic Program in Dietetics

  • Chadron State/ Wayne State College Consortium, Chadron, Neb.

Full and Continued Accreditation after a Site Visit

Coordinated Program in Dietetics

  • University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, N.D.

Didactic Program in Dietetics

  • California State University Los Angeles, Los Angeles, Calif.
  • Metropolitan State University of Denver, Denver, Colo.
  • Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, Pa.
  • State University of New York at Oneonta, Oneonta, N.Y.
  • Ashland University, Ashland, Ohio
  • Cedar Crest College, Allentown, Pa.
  • Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville, Tenn.

Dietetic Internship

  • Metropolitan State University of Denver, Denver, Colo.
  • Delicious Living Nutrition, Orleans, Mass.
  • Johns Hopkins, Baltimore, Md.
  • Cedar Crest College, Allentown, Pa.

Dietetic Technician Program

  • Central Arizona College, Coolidge, Ariz.
  • Suffolk County Community College, Riverhead, N.Y.

Graduate Program in Nutrition and Dietetics

  • University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, N.C.

Major Programmatic Change Approved

Dietetic Internship

  • Florida Department of Health in Pasco County, New Port Richey, Fla. - Change program completion requirements to a graduate degree.
  • Lenoir-Rhyne University, Hickory, N.C. - Change program completion requirements to a graduate degree.
  • University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, N.M. - Change program completion requirements to a graduate degree.
  • Keith & Associates Distance Dietetic Internship, Tulsa, Okla. - Change program completion requirements to a graduate degree.
  • Immaculata University, Immaculata, Pa. - Change program completion requirements to a graduate degree.
  • Messiah University, Mechanicsburg, Pa. - Change program completion requirements to a graduate degree.
  • Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, N.Y. - Reorganize into a Graduate Program in Nutrition and Dietetics.
  • University of Rhode Island, Kingstown, R.I. - Reorganize into a Graduate Program in Nutrition and Dietetics.
  • University of Tennessee at Martin, Martin, Tenn. - Change program completion requirements to a graduate degree.
  • Virginia Commonwealth University Health System, Richmond, Va. - Change program completion requirements to a graduate degree.

Programs Voluntarily Closing

(Submitted a Teach-out Plan)

Coordinated Program in Dietetics

  • Delta State University, Cleveland, Miss. (effective December 31, 2023)

May

ACEND® following accreditation decisions at its May 9, 2022 meeting.

Grant Candidacy for Accreditation after a Site Visit

Dietetic Internship

  • Southern Arizona VA Healthcare System, Tucson, Ariz.

Graduate Program in Nutrition and Dietetics

  • Manchester University, Fort-Wayne, Ind.
  • Kings College, Wilkes-Barre, Pa.