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. 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, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2190, Chicago, Illinois 60606-6995.

Categories

Submitted an Application for Candidacy for Accreditation

Below are programs that submitted an application for Candidacy for Accreditation. 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, IL

2/15/2021
(Virtual Site Visit)

 

Future Education Model Graduate Programs

Dates

Harding University
Searcy, AR

2/8/2021
(Virtual Site Visit)

Merrimack College
North Andover, MA

2/22/2021
(Virtual Site Visit)

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Edinburg, TX

2/15/2021
(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. 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

Pace University
Pleasantville, NY

2/21/2021
(Virtual Site Visit)

Utica College
Utica, NY

1/31/2021
(Virtual Site Visit)

 

Dietetic Internships

Dates

Baylor University
Waco, TX

2/28/2021
(Virtual Site Visit)

Morrison Healthcare
Sandy Springs, GA

1/24/2021
(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)

 

Didactic Programs

Dates

Prairie View A&M University
Prairie View, TX

1/31/2021
(Virtual Site Visit)

Southeast Missouri State University
Cape Girardeau, MO

1/31/2021
(Virtual Site Visit)

Syracuse University
Syracuse, NY

2/7/2021
(Virtual Site Visit)

 

Dietetic Technician Programs

Dates

Community College of Allegheny Countye
Pittsburgh, PA

2/7/2021
(Virtual Site Visit)