The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Didactic Program in Dietetics is currently granted accreditation status by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000, Chicago, IL 60606-6995, 312-899-0040, Ext. 5400. ACEND is the only accrediting agency for dietetics education recognized by the United States Department of Education (USDE). This underscores the high quality of our program.
High RD Exam Success
95% of our Dietetics students pass the RD exam on the first try - one of the highest success rates in the country!
Dietetic Internship Accreditation
The post-baccalaureate Dietetic Internship program is also accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. An accredited internship opens the door to potential career success in the future.
The Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences works closely with Nebraska Extension to provide Nebraskans with a variety of educational programming on health and nutrition. Information on adult nutrition classes, family-oriented seminars, food safety classes, degree and certification programs, youth programming and website resources can all be found at food.unl.edu.