The USF Dietetic Internship has
been granted Candidacy Status for Accreditation by The Accreditation
Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND).
self-analysis, preparation of a self-study report, and an on-site evaluation
visit by a team of professional peers. Dietetics educators and practitioners,
appointed by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
(ACEND) board, participate in the peer review process to determine if a program
is achieving its own educational objectives and meeting the accreditation
standards. The ACEND board accredits programs that are able to meet these
Candidacy status is awarded
after review of an eligibility application and self-study report and an on-site
evaluation indicate that the program is progressing toward compliance with the
Accreditation Standards and demonstrates institutional readiness to implement
the proposed program. After candidacy for accreditation is granted, the
program may enroll students. Students on premises and enrolled after candidacy
is granted will be considered graduates of an accredited program on successful
completion of the program.
Contact info for ACEND:
Accreditation for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) of
the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2190
Chicago, IL 60606-6995
Contact info for the Commission on Colleges:
University of South Florida is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate, baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral degrees.
Contact the Commission on Colleges at:
1866 Southern Lane
Decatur, GA 30033-4097 or
Call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of ACU.