Recent Accreditation Decisions

ACEND® made the following accreditation decisions at its July 22-24, 2020 meeting.

Grant Candidacy for Accreditation

Dietetic Internship

  • Komplete Business, Turnersville, N.J.

Full and Continued Accreditation

(Following a Site Visit)

Coordinated Programs in Dietetics

  • Rowan University, Glassboro, N.J.
  • Washington State University-Spokane, Spokane, Wash

Didactic Programs in Dietetics

  • Buffalo State SUNY, Buffalo, N.Y.
  • Queens College-CUNY, Flushing, N.Y.
  • San Diego State University, San Diego, Calif
  • San Jose State University, San Jose, Calif
  • Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Carbondale, Ill
  • Tennessee State University, Nashville, Tenn
  • The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
  • University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Ark
  • University of Georgia, Athens, GA
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Ill
  • University of New Hampshire, Durham, N.H.
  • University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
  • West Virginia University, Morgantown, W.Va

Dietetic Internships

  • Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, Calif
  • Department of State Hospitals Napa, Napa, Calif
  • Mayo Clinic-Rochester, Rochester, Minn
  • Miami University, Oxford, Ohio
  • Queens College-CUNY, Flushing, N.Y.
  • San Jose University, San Jose, Calif
  • Sea Mar Community Health Center, Seattle, Wash
  • Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Carbondale, Ill
  • St. Cloud Hospital, St. Cloud, Minn
  • Texas A&M University Kingsville, Kingsville, Texas
  • Texas Woman’s University, Houston, Texas
  • University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Ark
  • University of Georgia, Athens, Ga
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL
  • University of New Hampshire, Durham, N.H.
  • University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, N.M.
  • University of South Florida, Tampa, Fla
  • University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Va.
  • Virginia Commonwealth University-Spokane, Richmond, Va.
  • West Virginia University, Morgantown, W.Va.

Full and Continued Accreditation

(Following Progress Report or Interim Report)

Coordinated Programs in Dietetics

  • Dominican University, River Forest, Ill
  • Keiser University-Pembroke Pines, Pembroke Pines, Fla

Didactic Programs in Dietetics

  • California State University-Northridge, Calif
  • Henderson State University, Arkadelphia, Ark
  • Immaculata University, Immaculata, Pa
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, Neb

Dietetic Internships

  • Gulf Coast Dietetic Internship, Biloxi, MS
  • Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, Miss
  • VA Caribbean Healthcare System, San Juan, PR

Dietetic Technician Programs

  • Orange Coast College, Costa Mesa, Calif
  • Suffolk County Community College, Riverhead, N.Y.

Programs Removed from Probation/Affirm Accreditation

Coordinated Program in Dietetics

  • Arkansas State University, State University, Ark
  • Delta State University, Cleveland, Miss
  • Universidad Ana G. Mendez Gurabo Campus, Gurabo, PR

Didactic Program in Dietetics

  • California State University, San Bernardino, Calif
  • Texas Southern University, Houston, Texas
  • University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, PR
  • University of Tennessee at Martin, Martin, Tenn

Dietetic Internships

  • Southwestern Dietetic Internship, Phoenix, Ariz
  • University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, PR

Dietetic Technician Programs

  • Gateway Community College, New Haven, Conn
  • Westchester Community College, Valhalla, N.Y.

Substantive Program Changes

Coordinated Program in Dietetics

  • University of Saint Francis, Fort Wayne, Ind- Change degree requirements to a graduate degree
  • Viterbo University, La Crosse, Wis- Offer the master’s degree via distance education

Didactic Programs in Dietetics

  • California State University, San Bernardino, Calif- Approve request to operate on the Palm Desert branch campus

Dietetic Internships

  • Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas-  Add a graduate degree requirement Mount Mary University, Milwaukee, Wis- Reorganize the Coordinated Program in Dietetics into a Future Education Model Graduate Degree Program

Programs Voluntarily Closing

(Submitted a Teach-out Plan)

Didactic Program in Dietetics

  • University of Colorado-Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs, Colo-Closing effective June 1, 2024