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Accreditations & Affiliations

Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) is the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ accrediting agency for education programs preparing students for careers as registered dietitians or registered dietetic technicians.

ACEND exists to serve the public by establishing and enforcing eligibility requirements and accreditation standards that ensure the quality and continued improvement of nutrition and dietetics education programs. Programs meeting those standards are accredited by ACEND. The B.S. in Nutrition and post-baccalaureate Dietetic Internship certificate are accredited by ACEND.

Contact Information:

Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000
Chicago, IL 60606-6995
312/899-0040, ext. 5400
Fax: 312/899-4817
E-mail: ACEND@eatright.org
Web: www.eatright.org/ACEND