Accreditation & Credentialing

Accreditation Information


The Didactic Program in Dietetic is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000, Chicago, Illinois 60606-6995



The MSU program was accredited in 2003. Each DPD must continually meet accreditation requirements.  An evaluation and report (self-study) must be prepared by the program and evaluated by the accreditation agency every ten years for the program to be re-accredited.  Yearly reports are also required to be sure the program is maintaining its quality.  For information about accreditation visit: