Didactic Programs in Dietetics

Listed below are the Didactic Programs in Dietetics (DPD). After each program's address is the status granted by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) and the date the program’s accreditation term ends. View accreditation status definitions.

The DPD provides the required dietetics coursework leading to a bachelor's or graduate degree. Graduates of ACEND-accredited programs who are verified by the program director may apply for Dietetic Internships to establish eligibility to write the CDR registration examination for dietitians.

For information on a specific program, contact the program director.

Below is a search engine designed to locate accredited programs by state and options available. To the right are check boxes to help narrow the selection.

  • "Only Programs Offering Distance Education" are for programs where coursework can be completed entirely online.

  • "Only Programs with Course Credit Transfer Agreements" applies to students who have completed a Dietetic Tech program and have credits to transfer into a Coordinated Program.

  • "Only Programs that Result in a Graduate Degree" are for students who are interested in receiving a Masters or doctoral degree upon program completion.

  • "Only Programs that have an ISPP (Individualized Supervised Practice Pathway) option available" allows graduates who did not match to a dietetic internship but possess DPD verification statement or doctoral degree holders to fulfill supervised practice hours in an ACEND® accredited program.