ACEND Accreditation Status
Baylor University's undergraduate program in pre-dietetics is an accredited program by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND).
The students who complete the Pre-Dietetics concentration will receive a verification statement upon completion of the major. The curriculum in the Nutrition Sciences program is currently granted accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2190, Chicago, IL 60606-6995, 312- 899-0040 Ext. 5400.
Successful completion of the Nutrition Sciences program, university graduation requirements, an accredited internship, and a graduate degree qualifies the student to take the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) examination to become a Registered Dietitian. Membership in the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is based upon the major of Nutrition Sciences and is open to undergraduate students.
In most states, including Texas, graduates also must obtain licensure or certification to practice. For more information about state licensure requirements click here.
For more information about educational pathways to become a RDN click here.