Programs Under Review

The Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND®) periodically reviews the practices, procedures and educational outcomes of its accredited programs. This process includes the consideration of third-party comments regarding the program's compliance with the accreditation standards, which may be obtained from the Academy website eatrightPRO.org/acend. Written comments must address substantive matters related to the quality of the educational program and should be sent to the attention of Mary Ann Taccona, MBA, RDN, LDN, ACEND® at acendreports@eatright.org.

Categories

Submitted an Application for Candidacy for Accreditation

Below are programs that submitted an application for Candidacy for Accreditation. Written third-party comments must be received 30 days prior to the program's scheduled site visit and will be forwarded to the appropriate program director for response during the review process.

Future Education Model Bachelor Programs

Dates

North Central College
Naperville, Ill.

2/15/2021
(Virtual Site Visit)

 

Future Education Model Graduate Programs

Dates

Harding University
Searcy, Ark.

2/8/2021
(Virtual Site Visit)

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Edinburg, Texas

2/15/2021
(Virtual Site Visit)

Merrimack College
North Andover, Mass.

2/22/2021
(Virtual Site Visit)

 

Coordinated Programs

Dates

Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico
Ponce, P.R.

5/17/2021
(Virtual Site Visit)

 

Dietetic Internships

Dates

VA Sierra Nevada Health System
Reno, Nev.

5/24/2021
(Virtual Site Visit)

 

Seeking Full Accreditation or Reaccreditation

The following programs are seeking full accreditation or reaccreditation. Accredited programs that have had their site visit postponed have been granted a one-year extension to their accreditation term due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Written third-party comments must be received 30 days prior to the program's scheduled site visit and will be forwarded to the appropriate program director for response during the review process.

Coordinated Programs

Dates

Utica College
Utica, N.Y.

1/31/2021
(Virtual Site Visit)

Pace University
Pleasantville, N.Y.

5/2/2021
(Virtual Site Visit)

 

Didactic Programs

Dates

Southeast Missouri State University
Cape Girardeau, MO

1/31/2021
(Virtual Site Visit)

Prairie View A&M University
Prairie View, TX

1/31/2021
(Virtual Site Visit)

Syracuse University
Syracuse, NY

2/7/2021
(Virtual Site Visit)

California State Polytechnic University
Pomona, Calif.

4/18/2021
(Virtual Site Visit)

Russel Sage College
Troy, N.Y.

4/18/2021
(Virtual Site Visit)

 

Dietetic Internships

Dates

Morrison Healthcare
Sandy Springs, Ga.

1/24/2021
(Virtual Site Visit)

Prairie View A&M University
Prairie View, Texas

1/31/2021
(Virtual Site Visit)

Syracuse University
Syracuse, N.Y.

2/7/2021
(Virtual Site Visit)

Baylor University
Waco, Texas

2/28/2021
(Virtual Site Visit)

California State Polytechnic University
Pomona, Calif.

4/18/2021
(Virtual Site Visit)

Russel Sage College
Troy, N.Y.

4/18/2021
(Virtual Site Visit)

Tulane University
New Orleans, La.

4/18/2021
(Virtual Site Visit)

West Chester University
West Chester, Pa.

4/18/2021
(Virtual Site Visit)

Aramark Dietetic Internship
Philadelphia, Pa.

4/25/2021
(Virtual Site Visit)

Texas WIC
Austin, Texas

4/25/2021
(Virtual Site Visit)

Garden to Table Nutrition
Bothell, Wash.

6/13/2021
(Virtual Site Visit)

 

Dietetic Technician Programs

Dates

Community College of Allegheny County
Pittsburgh, Pa.

2/7/2021
(Virtual Site Visit)

 

Future Education Model Graduate Programs

Dates

Rutgers University-School of Health Professions
Newark, N.J.

5/23/2021
(Virtual Site Visit)