Recent Accreditation Decisions

ACEND® made the following accreditation decisions at its June 14, 2021, meeting.

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

The following program was placed on probation at the June 14, 2021 ACEND® Board meeting. The probation decision became final on July 22, 2021 after the 30-day reconsideration period ended.

Dietetic Internship

  • Southern Regional Medical Center, Riverdale, Ga.

Grant Candidacy for Accreditation

Future Education Model Graduate Demonstration Program

  • Harding University, Searcy, Ark

Substantive Program Changes

Coordinated Program in Dietetics

  • Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD-Approve request to reorganize into a Future Education Model Graduate (FG) program.
  • Wayne State University, Detroit, Mich- Approve request to add a graduate degree

Didactic Program in Dietetics

  • Cedar Crest College, Allentown, Pa- Approve request to offer the program via distance education

Dietetic Internship

  • Viterbo University, La Crosse, Wis- Approve request to offer a graduate degree and remote supervised practice track

Programs Voluntarily Closing

(Submitted a Teach-out Plan)

Didactic Program in Dietetics

  • Harding University, Searcy, Ark- Effective May 4, 2024
  • Bluffton University, Bluffton, Ohio -Effective May 1, 2023