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- Email: ACEND@eatright.org
- Phone: 800-877-1600, ext. 5400
- Mail: 120 South Riverside Plaza
Suite 2190, Chicago, IL 60606-6995
Important Information for Current and Prospective Students:
Effective January 1, 2024, the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) will require a minimum of a master’s degree to be eligible to take the credentialing exam to become a registered dietitian nutritionist (RDN). In addition, CDR requires that individuals complete coursework and supervised practice in program(s) accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND). : Graduates who successfully complete the ACEND-accredited DPD at Baylor University are eligible to apply to any ACEND-accredited supervised practice program/apply to take the CDR credentialing exam to become an RDN. In the following states, graduates of ACEND-accredited supervised practice programs who become RDNs must also obtain licensure to practice. https://www.eatrightpro.org/advocacy/licensure/licensure-map