Nutrition Program Accreditation
The SUNY Plattsburgh Nutrition Program is fully accredited through 2022.
SUNY Plattsburgh’s Nutrition Program is a Didactic Program in Dietetics accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND). “The Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND), formerly known as the Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education (CADE) is the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ accrediting agency for education programs preparing students for careers as registered dietitians (RD) or dietetic technicians, registered (DTR). ACEND serves and protects students and the public by assuring the quality and continued improvement of nutrition and dietetics education programs.”
Our program meets the accreditation requirements set forth by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND), which is needed to pursue certifications as registered dietitian-nutritionist (RD or RDN) or dietetic technician, registered (DTR or DTRN). By 2024, a masters degree is required for the RD credential.Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics —www.eatright.org Phone: (312) 899-0040, ext. 5400 120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000 Chicago, Illinois 60606-6995
The nutrition program’s mission is to prepare skilled and competent students for supervised practice leading to eligibility for the Commission on Dietetic Registration credentialing exam to become a registered dietitian nutritionist, graduate studies, or employment in the field of food and nutrition.
Nutrition Program Goals & Outcomes