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Accreditation Notices

Public Notification of Accreditation Withdraws

The Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) is the only accrediting agency for predoctoral dental, allied dental, post-doctoral dental and advanced specialty dental education programs recognized by the United States Department of Education (USDE). In accordance with the USDE regulations for post-secondary accrediting agencies, CODA makes available the following public information:

There were no program accreditations withdrawn at the February 5-6, 2015 CODA meeting.

For information regarding the Commission’s accreditation documents, practices and policies, consult the Commission website or contact the Commission at 800.621.8099, extension 4653.

Discontinued Programs

The following programs voluntarily discontinued accreditation in February 2015

Dental Assisting
•    Contra Costa College- San Pablo, CA

Dental Hygiene
•    Eastern New Mexico University- Roswell, NM

The following programs voluntarily discontinued accreditation in July/August 2014:

General Practice Residency Program
•    81st Medical Group - Keesler AFB, MS

Dental Assisting Program
•    Texas State Technical College - Waco, TX

Dental Hygiene Programs

•    Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College - Mt. Gay, WV

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinical Fellowship-Oncology Program
•    University of Minnesota – Minneapolis

Accreditation Status of Educational Programs

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