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Accreditation Notices

Public Notification of Accreditation Withdraws

The Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) is the only accrediting agency for dental, advanced dental and allied 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:

Accreditation Withdrawn

In August 2019, the Commission adopted a resolution to withdraw accreditation from the following program:

‚ÄčDental Hygiene
Please download information regarding the program below.

Discontinued Programs

In August 2019, the Commission affirmed the following programs' decision to voluntarily discontinue accreditation:

Advanced Education in General Dentistry (12-month)

  • University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Lancaster General Hospital, Lancaster, PA

Dental Assisting

  • Purdue University Global, Omaha, NE
  • Monroe Community College, Rochester, NY
  • Bradford School-Columbus, Columbus, OH
  • Davis Technical College, Kaysville, UT
  • Metro Technology Center, Oklahoma City, OK 

Dental Hygiene

  • Nicolet Area Technical College, Rhinelander, WI
  • Henderson Community College, Henderson, KY
  • SUNY at Canton School of Sciences, Health and Criminal Justice, Rome, NY

General Practice Residency (12-month/optional 2nd year)

  • Western Reserve Health Education at Northside Medical Center, Youngstown, OH

Periodontics

  • Veterans Affairs Medical Center/Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI

Prosthodontics

  • Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Detroit, MI

Combined Prosthodontics/Maxillofacial Prosthetics

  • Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education, Rochester, MN

In February 2019, the Commission adopted a resolution to withdraw accreditation from the following program:

Dental Assisting
Please download information regarding the program below.

Accreditation Denied

In February 2019, the Commission adopted a resolution to deny accreditation to the following program:

International Dental Education
Please download information regarding the program below.

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

In February 2019, the Commission affirmed the following programs' decision to voluntarily discontinue accreditation:

Dental Assisting

  • Rio Salado College, Tempe, AZ
  • Bradford School, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Fortis College, Cuyahoga Falls, OH
  • Concorde Career College Center Memphis, Memphis, TN
  • Lincoln College of New England, Southington, CT (via Mail Ballot 11/12/2018)

Periodontics

  • NYU Langone Hospitals, New York, NY

Accreditation Status of Educational Programs

Download Reports on Accreditation Status of Educational Programs: