The Nutrition and Dietetics program is a five-year combined B.S./M.S. degree program which meets the knowledge requirements and competencies for entry-level practice as a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN). The Coordinated Program (CP) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND®) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Graduates are awarded a dual B.S./M.S. degree and are eligible to take the national examination to become a registered dietitian (RD) or a registered dietitian nutritionist (RDN).