2012 Standards

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.

The 2012 ACEND® Accreditation Standards were adopted by ACEND® on February 24, 2012. All programs were required to implement the 2012 Standards by June 1, 2012. The standards were most recently updated March 31, 2015.

Templates for submitting reports under the 2012 ACEND® Accreditation Standards are available on the ACEND® Portal.