The UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health MPH-RD program is accredited as a Future Education Model by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND).  Additional information on ACEND can be obtained by contacting them at:

Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2190
Chicago, IL 60606-6995

Phone: 800-877-1600 X 5400
Fax: 312-899-4817
Email: ACEND@eatright.org
www.eatrightpro.org/ACEND

Successful completion of the MPH-RD program leads to eligibility to take the Commission on Dietetic Registration credentialing exam to become a registered dietitian nutritionist (RDN). Many states require licensure to practice. Information about the North Carolina Board of Dietetics/Nutrition and becoming licensed in North Carolina can be found on their website.