The Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) is the accrediting body for the dietetic internship portion of the program (phase 2). Program accreditation is generally granted in 10 year increments. The US Military Dietetic Consortium's last site visit was in 2009 and at this time the internship program was granted full accreditation through the year 2019.
A program maintains accreditation by ongoing monitoring of outcomes assessment and goal achievement, preparation of the program assessment report at the five-year interval of the ten-year accreditation period, submission of an annual report, and payment of annual accreditation maintenance fees. At the end of the ten-year accreditation period, if the program wants to continue accreditation, it must submit eligibility and self-study applications and host a site visit.
ACEND contact information:
120 South Riverside Drive, Suite 2000
Chicago, IL 60606-6995
1-800-877-1600, Ext 5400
Baylor University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award bachelor's, master's, specialist, and doctor's degrees. Individuals who wish to contact the Commission on Colleges pertaining to the accreditation status of the University may write the Commission at 1886 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, or call at (404)679-4501.