Temple University College of Public Health’s MPH in Nutrition 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

Successful completion of this MPH 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 licensure in the state of Pennsylvania can be found on the Board of Nursing’s site.

Public Health Accreditation

This program is accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH).

Circular logo for the Council on Education for Public Health accreditation.


The mission of the Temple University MPH in Nutrition program is to train graduate students in public health practice, with a particular focus on underserved, urban populations, with fundamentals of nutrition and dietetics and to prepare graduates for practice as Registered Dietitian Nutritionists (RDNs).

Program Goals and Objectives

Outcomes data measuring the program’s achievement of these goals is available upon request. Please contact Program Director Pamela Weisberg-Shapiro if you would like this information.

College of Public Health Accreditation

Temple’s College of Public Health is fully accredited by CEPH. The college is one of only two CEPH-accredited schools of public health in the Philadelphia region and one of three in the state of Pennsylvania. Learn more about the College of Public Health’s accreditations.