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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Accreditation Withdrawn

There were no accreditations withdrawn at the August 2022 CODA meeting.

Discontinued Programs

In August 2022, the Commission affirmed the following programs' decision to voluntarily discontinue accreditation:

Advanced Education in General Dentistry - 12 Months

  • Penobscot Community Health Care, Bangor, ME
  • Naval Medical Leader and Professional Development Command, Bethesda, MD

General Practice Residency - 12 Months

  • Berkshire Medical Center, Pittsfield, MA

Dental Public Health

  • Columbia University, New York, NY

Dental Hygiene

  • Baker College of Clinton Township, Clinton Township, MI
  • Orange Coast College, Costa Mesa, CA
  • Labette Community College, Parsons, KS
  • Fortis Institute-Wayne, Wayne, NJ
  • Miller-Motte College-Raleigh, Raleigh, NC

Accreditation Withdrawn

There were no accreditations withdrawn at the February  2022 CODA meeting.

Discontinued Programs

In February 2022, the Commission affirmed the following programs' decision to voluntarily discontinue accreditation:

Dental Assisting

  • Metropolitan Community College, Omaha, NE
  • Amarillo College, Amarillo, TX

Dental Hygiene

  • University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

General Practice Residency – 12 Months

  • Ellis Hospital, Schenectady, NY

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinical Fellowship – Craniofacial

  • University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinical Fellowship - Oncology

  • North Memorial Medical Center, Robbinsdale, MN

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency

  • Mount Sinai Hospital Medical Center, New York, NY

Accreditation Status of Educational Programs

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