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Kelly Lootz
Recruitment & Outreach Manager
School of Health Sciences
University of the Pacific
Administrative Building Room 100
3200 Fifth Avenue
Sacramento, CA 95817

Accreditation Status

Future Education Model Graduate Program in Clinical Nutrition

The University of the Pacific School of Health Sciences’ Nutrition and Dietetics Education Program has been granted candidate status by the Accreditation Council for Education (ACEND) in Nutrition and Dietetics of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2190, Chicago, IL 60606-6995, (312) 899-0040 ext. 5400. This new and innovative MS in Clinical Nutrition Future Graduate (FG) Future Education Model (FEM) program will prepare Registered Dietitian Nutritionists/Nutrition.

The program is now accepting applications for the 2020-2021 academic year.

Contact Anne Davis at or 916-733-2804 for more information.

*The Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) released the Future Education Model Accreditation Standards for programs in nutrition and dietetics (see  These accreditation standards integrate didactic coursework with supervised experiential learning in a competency-based curriculum designed to prepare nutrition and dietetics practitioners for future practice.