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.