Accreditation Standards, Fees and Policies

The Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND®) has established standards, policies and procedures for application, review and maintenance for candidacy and full accreditation of nutrition and dietetics education programs. Applications for candidacy and full accreditation must address the Accreditation Standards in effect at the time each application is submitted. Learn more about accreditation standards:

ACEND also publishes documents related to its accreditation process and makes them available to the public. Learn more about ACEND's accreditation documents: