The University of Iowa Master of Clinical Nutrition (MCN) program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND),120 South Riverside Drive, Suite 2190, Chicago, IL 60606, 1-800-877-1600, ext 5400.

ACEND® serves and protects students and the public by assuring the quality and continued improvement of nutrition and dietetics education programs. ACEND® is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as a Title IV gatekeeper. This recognition affirms that ACEND® meets national standards and is a reliable authority on the quality of nutrition and dietetics education programs.

ACEND® is also a member of the Association of Specialized and Professional Accreditors and abides by its code of good practice. Additional information is available online.

The UI MCN program has applied for accreditation and our eligibility application was accepted by ACEND, and we are in the candidacy application and review process for our proposed Future Education Model Graduate Degree program in nutrition and dietetics.