The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

College of Health Affairs Office of the Dean

Department of Health and Biomedical Sciences

The Clinical Labroatory Science Program and the Coordinated Program in Dietetics in the Department of Health and Biomedical Sciences are currently accredited.


The Clinical Labroatory Sciences Program is accredited by:

The National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS)

5600 N. River Rd. Suite 720
Rosemont, IL 60018
Phone: 773-714-8880
FAX: 773-714-8886
Email: Info@naacls.org 
http://www.naacls.org

Accreditation and approval of educational programs. Details are given of several accreditation processes and information is available for volunteers and students.


The Coordinated Program in Dietetics is accredited by:

The Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000 
Chicago, IL 60606-6995 
Phone: 800-877-1600
Phone: 312-899-0040 (ext. 5400)
Fax: 312-899-4817
Email: ACEND@eatright.org 
Website: http://www.eatrightacend.org/ACEND/

The program allows the student to gain knowledge and experience for a dietetics profession in food service management, clinical nutrition, and community nutrition with emphasis in the community area.