Recent Accreditation Decisions

The Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics made the following accreditation decisions at its July 27-29, 2022 meeting.

Grant Candidacy for Accreditation

Graduate Program

  • Widener University, Chester, Pa.

Full and Continued Accreditation after a Site Visit

Coordinated Program in Dietetics

  • University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Ala.
  • Howard University, Washington, D.C

Didactic Program in Dietetics

  • California State University Fresno, Fresno, Calif.
  • University of North Florida, Jacksonville, Fla.
  • Ball State University, Muncie, Ind.
  • University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Princess Anne, Md.
  • The University of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio
  • University of Vermont, Burlington, Vt.
  • University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, Green Bay, Wis.

Dietetic Internship

  • California State University Fresno, Fresno, Calif.
  • University of North Florida, Jacksonville, Fla.
  • Ball State University, Muncie, Ind.
  • University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Princess Anne, Md.
  • NutraCo, Holmdel, N.J.
  • University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, Green Bay, Wis.

Graduate Program

  • Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

Full and Continued Accreditation after a Progress Report

Coordinated Programs in Dietetics

  • Arkansas State University, State University, Ark.

Didactic Program in Dietetics

  • Alabama A&M University, Normal, Ala.
  • Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, Ala.
  • Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, Ga.
  • Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Ill.
  • Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, Ky.
  • McNeese State University, Lake Charles, La.
  • Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, N.C.
  • Morgan State University, Baltimore, Md.
  • Andrews University, Berrien Springs, Mich.
  • St. Catherine University, Saint Paul, Minn.
  • Immaculata University, Immaculata, Pa.
  • University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, P.R.
  • Norfolk State University, Norfolk, Va.
  • Virginia State University, Petersburg, Va.
  • East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, Tenn.
  • The University of Memphis, Memphis, Tenn.
  • The University of Tennessee at Martin, Martin, Tenn.
  • Texas Southern University, Houston, Texas

Dietetic Internship

  • Central Valley WIC, Fresno, Calif.
  • Brooklyn College CUNY, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • West Virginia University, Morgantown, W. Va.

Dietetic Technician Programs

  • Gateway Community College, New Haven, Conn.
  • Camden County College, Blackwood, N.J.
  • Milwaukee Area Technical College, West Allis, Wis.

Programs Continued/Placed on a Reduced Term After a Progress Report

Coordinated Programs in Dietetics

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

Didactic Programs in Dietetics

  • California State University San Bernardino, San Bernardino, Calif.
  • New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, N.M.
  • Western Illinois University, Macomb, Ill.

Dietetic Internships

  • Keiser University Distance Dietetic Internship, Ft Lauderdale, Fla.
  • Gulf Coast Dietetic Internship, Biloxi, Miss.
  • Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio

Programs Placed on a Reduced Term and Conduct a Focused Site Visit

Didactic Programs in Dietetics

  • California State University Northridge, Northridge, Calif.

Substantive Program Changes

Coordinated Program in Dietetics

  • The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Ala. - Approve request to move from an undergraduate degree to a graduate degree.
  • Keiser University – Melbourne, Melbourne, Fla. - Approve request to move from a coordinated program at the bachelor’s level to a coordinated program at the master's level.
  • Keiser University, Lakeland, Fla. - Approve request to move from a coordinated program at the bachelor’s level to a coordinated program at the master's level.

Didactic Program in Dietetics

  • Chadron State College - Wayne State College Consortium, Chadron and Wayne, Neb. - Approve request for an admission hold for Wayne State College campus.
  • Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio - Approve request add distance education.

Dietetic Internship

  • University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan. - Approve request to add a graduate degree.
  • Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Newark, N.J. - Approve request to add a graduate degree.
  • Baptist Health System, San Antonio, Texas - Approve request to add a graduate degree.
  • Prairie View A&M University, Prairie View, Texas - Approve request to add a graduate degree.
  • Utah State University-Salt Lake, Taylorsville, Utah - Approve request to reorganize into a Future Education Model Graduate Program (GP).

Foreign Dietitian Education Program

  • Lebanese American University, Beirut, Lebanon - Approve request to change from a Foreign Dietitian Education program to an International Coordinated Program.

Programs Voluntarily Closing

(Submitted a Teach-out Plan)

Didactic Program in Dietetics

  • University of the District of Columbia, Washington, District of Columbia - Effective May 31, 2027.

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

The following program was placed on probation at the July 29, 2022, meeting ACEND® Board meeting. The probation decision became final on September 15, 2022, after the 30-day reconsideration period ended.

Didactic Program in Dietetics

  • Youngstown State University, Youngstown, Ohio

Dietetic Internship

  • Oakwood University, Huntsville, Ala.