Accredited Dietetics Programs in Illinois

The Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) is the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics' accrediting agency for education programs preparing students for careers as registered dietitian nutritionists (RDN) or nutrition and dietetic technicians, registered (NDTR).

Resources:
About Accredited Programs 
Accredited Programs Directory
Dietetic Internship Match Students


 

Coordinated Program in Dietetics (CP)

Bachelor’s and graduate level — dietitian coursework and at least 1,000 hours of supervised practice for RDN eligibility (combined program).


 

Dominican University
College of Health Science
7900 West Division
River Forest, IL 60305
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Program Director: Ms. Patricia M Knisley
Phone: (708)488-5284
Email: [email protected]


 

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Department of Applied Health
Box 1126
Edwardsville, IL 62026
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Program Director: Dr. Jennifer L Zuercher
Phone: (618)650-5801
Email: [email protected] 


 

University of Illinois at Chicago
Department of Kinesiology and Nutrition
1919 West Taylor St M/C 517
Chicago, IL 60612-7256
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Program Director: Dr. Shayna E Oshita
Phone: (312)413-9896
Email: [email protected]


 

Didactic Programs (DPD)

Bachelor’s and graduate level — dietitian coursework only (must be completed before the Dietetic Internship required for RDN eligibility).


 

Benedictine University
Department of Nutrition
5700 College Road
Lisle, IL 60532-0900
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Program Director: Ms. Niki Dewalt
Phone: (630)829-6548
Email: [email protected]


 

Bradley University
Department of Family and Consumer Sciences
1501 West Bradley Avenue
Peoria, IL 61625-0115
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Program Director: Dr. Amanda M.B. Newell
Phone: (309)677-3736
Email: [email protected] 


 

Dominican University
Department of Nutrition Sciences
7900 West Division Street
River Forest, IL 60305-1066
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Program Director: Ms. Patricia Knisley
Phone: (708)488-5284
Email: [email protected]


 

Eastern Illinois University
Nutrition and Dietetics
2020 Klehm Hall
Charleston, IL 61920-3099
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Program Director: Ms. Melissa K Maulding
Phone: (217)581-6353
Email: [email protected]


 

Illinois State University
Department of Family and Consumer Sciences
Campus Box 5060
Normal, IL 61790-5060
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Program Director: Dr. Julie M R Schumacher
Phone: (309)438-7031
Email: [email protected]


 

Northern Illinois University
1425 W. Lincoln Hwy
Wirtz Hall Room 244
DeKalb, IL 60115-2854
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Program Director: Mr. Matthew E Stark
Phone: (815)753-6351
Email: [email protected] 


 

Olivet Nazarene University
Department of Family and Consumer Sciences
One University Drive
Bourbonnais, IL 60914
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Program Director: Dr. Catherine N Anstrom
Phone: (815)939-5398
Email: [email protected] 


 

Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Department of Animal Science Food and Nutrition
Quigley 213C MC 4317
875 S Normal Ave
Carbondale, IL 62901
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Program Director: Ms. Lynn T Gill
Phone: (618)453-7512
Email: [email protected]


 

University of Illinois at Chicago
Department of Kinesiology & Nutrition
1919 West Taylor St M/C 517
Chicago, IL 60612-7256
Click here to learn more
Program Director: Dr. Shayna Oshita
Phone: (312)413-9896
Email: [email protected]


 

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Department of Food Science & Human Nutrition
345 Bevier Hall MC-182
905 South Goodwin Ave
Urbana, IL 61801-3852
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Program Director: Dr. Justine M Karduck
Phone: (217)300-0181
Email: [email protected]


 

Western Illinois University
Kinesiology Department
115 Knoblauch Hall
1 University Circle
Macomb, IL 61455
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Program Director: Ms. Lorri L Kanauss
Phone: (309)298-1981
Email: [email protected] 


 

Dietetic Internships (DI)

Post bachelor’s — at least 1,000 hours of supervised practice only for RDN eligibility (must complete DPD and at least a bachelor’s degree before entry). Some programs offer a graduate degree in conjunction with supervised practice.


 

Benedictine University
Department of Nutrition
5700 College Rd
Kindlon 224C
Lisle, IL 60532
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Program Director: Ms. Nikki DeWalt
Phone: (815)343-6567
Email: [email protected] 


 

Bradley University
Department of Family & Consumer Sciences
21 Bradley Hall
1501 West Bradley Ave
Peoria, IL 61625-0001
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Program Director: Dr. Amanda M.B. Newell
Phone: (309)677-3736
Email: [email protected] 


 

Eastern Illinois University
2020 Klehm Hall
600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston, IL 61920-3099
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Program Director: Ms. Melissa K Maulding
Phone: (217)581-6353
Email: [email protected]


 

Edward Hines Jr VA Hospital
Nutrition and Food Services
5000 South 5th Avenue (120D)
Hines, IL 60141
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Program Director: Ms. Candice M West
Phone: (708)202-2728
Email: [email protected] 


 

Harper College Dietetic Internship
Harper College
1200 West Algonquin Road
Palatine, IL 60067
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Program Director: Ms. Traci Wessel
Phone: (847)925-6537
Email: [email protected] 


 

Illinois State University
Department of Family and Consumer Sciences
Campus Box 5060
Normal, IL 61790-5060
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Program Director: Dr. Julie M R Schumacher
Phone: (309)438-7031
Email: [email protected] 


 

Loyola University Chicago
Parkinson School of Health Sciences and Public Health
2160 S First Ave, 346 CTRE
Maywood, IL 60153
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Program Director: Dr. Joanne M Kouba
Phone: (708)216-4132
Email: [email protected] 


 

Northern Illinois University
School of Health Studies
DeKalb, IL 60115-2854
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Program Director: Ms. Nancy T Prange
Phone: (815)753-6386
Email: [email protected] 


 

OSF Saint Francis Medical Center
Dietetic Internship Program
530 NE Glen Oak Avenue
Peoria, IL 61637-0001
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Program Director: Ms. Ashley L Simper
Phone: 309-655-2942
Email: [email protected]  


 

Rush University Medical Center
Department of Food and Nutrition Services
1725 W. Harrison St.
Room 500 #500DA
Chicago, IL 60612-3833
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Program Director: Dr. Mark C McInerney
Phone: (312)563-0990
Email: [email protected]


 

Southern Illinois University Carbondale
School of Human Sciences
875 South Normal Ave
Quigley Hall, Rm 209-MC 4310
Carbondale, IL 62901
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Program Director: Ms. Brenda Harsha Green
Phone: (618)453-7513
Email: [email protected]


 

UChicago Medicine Ingalls Memorial Dietetic Internship Program
Food and Nutrition Department
One Ingalls Drive
Harvey, IL 60426
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Program Director: Ms. Cheryl A Bacon
Phone: (708)915-5723
Email: [email protected] 


 

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Department of Food Science & Human Nutrition
363 Bevier Hall MC-182
905 South Goodwin Ave
Urbana, IL 61801
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Program Director: Dr. Jessica A Madson
Phone: (217)244-8714
Email: [email protected]