2022 Standards and Templates

The Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND®) 2022 Accreditation Standards for Nutrition and Dietetics Coordinated Programs (CP), Didactic Programs (DPD), Internship Programs (DI), Technician Programs (DT) and Foreign (FDE) Programs, resources and templates are provided below. International institutions seeking ACEND accreditation for programs leading to graduates’ eligibility to take the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR)’s credentialing exam for dietitian nutritionists will follow the CP standards.

The 2022 Accreditation Standards become effective June 1, 2022. ACEND will offer webinars on the 2022 Accreditation Standards. The webinars will provide an overview of the 2022 Accreditation Standards and highlight the changes to the Standards and the requirements for implementing the Standards. There will be time for questions at the end. All ACEND stakeholders (program directors, faculty, administrators, preceptors, etc.) are invited to attend.

2022 Accreditation Standards Webinar

2022 ACEND Accreditation Standards

Self-Study Report Templates

Guidance Information

ACEND Decision Calendar

Beginning January 2022, the ACEND Board will review program accreditation decisions according to the schedule.

Summary and Signature Page Templates

Nutrition and Dietetics Standard-Specific Templates