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.

International Coordinated Program in Dietetics

Dates

Bond University
Robina QLD, Australia

Postponed

 

Dietetic Internships

Dates

New York Distance Dietetic Internship
Lynbrook, NY

Postponed

Puerto Rico Department of Health
San Juan, PR

Postponed

 

Future Education Model Graduate Programs

Dates

James Madison University
Harrisburg, VA

Postponed

 

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

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, TX

05/31/2020
(Virtual Site Visit)

 

Dietetic Internships

Dates

California State Polytechnic University
Pomona, CA

Postponed

Be Well Solutions
Cleveland, OH

03/29/2020
(Virtual Site Visit)

East Carolina University
Greenville, NC

Postponed

Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University
Baton Rouge, LA

Postponed

Syracuse University
Syracuse, NY

Postponed

Prairie View A&M University
Prairie View, TX

Postponed

Beaumont Health System
Royal Oak, MI

4/19/2020
(Virtual Site Visit)

Southeast Missouri State University
Cape Girardeau, MO

Postponed

Tulane University
New Orleans, LA

Postponed

Maricopa County Department of Public Health
Phoenix, AZ

05/17/2020
(Virtual Site Visit)

Texas WIC Dietetic Internship
Austin, TX

Postponed

Department of State Hospitals-Atascadero
Atascadero, CA

Postponed

 

Didactic Programs

Dates

Texas A&M University-Kingsville
Kingsville, TX

Postponed

California State Polytechnic University
Pomona, CA

Postponed

East Carolina University
Greenville, NC

Postponed

Syracuse University
Syracuse, NY

Postponed

Prairie View A&M University
Prairie View, TX

Postponed

Northeastern State University
Tahlequah, OK

4/26/2020
(Virtual Site Visit)

 

Dietetic Technician Programs

Dates

Community College of Allegheny County
Pittsburgh, PA

Postponed