Life University, Marietta, GA. is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award baccalaureate, masters, and Doctor of Chiropractic degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Life University.
The Doctor of Chiropractic degree program at Life University’s College of Chiropractic is awarded programmatic accreditation by the Council on Chiropractic Education.
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The Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD) at Life University has been granted initial accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
The Dietetic Internship (DI) program at Life University has been granted initial accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
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Effective January 1, 2024, the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) will require a minimum of a master’s degree to be eligible to take the credentialing exam to become a registered dietitian nutritionist (RDN). In order to be approved for registration examination eligibility with a bachelor’s degree, an individual must meet all eligibility requirements and be submitted into CDR’s Registration Eligibility Processing System (REPS) before 12:00 midnight Central Time, December 31, 2023. For more information about this requirement visit CDR’s website: https://www.cdrnet.org/graduatedegree. In addition, CDR requires that individuals complete coursework and supervised practice in program(s) accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND). Graduates who successfully complete the ACEND-accredited Dietetic Program in Dietetics (DPD) program at Life University are eligible to apply to an ACEND-accredited supervised practice program.
In most states, graduates also must obtain licensure or certification to practice. For more information about state licensure requirements click here.
For more information about educational pathways to become a RDN click here.
The Master of Athletic Training degree program was given national accreditation with the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) in October 2014 (through 2019).
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Life University has notified the CAATE of its decision to voluntarily withdraw accreditation for its Master of Athletic Training program, effective September 30, 2020. Students currently enrolled in the MAT program who do not complete all graduation requirements by September 30, 2020, will NOT be eligible to sit for the BOC examination. Should you have any questions regarding this decision or concerns about the program, please be in touch with Dr. Jana Holwick, Dean of the College of Graduate and Undergraduate Studies at Jana.Holwick@LIFE.edu.
All other inquires about the institution, such as admission requirements, financial aid, educational programs or other operational topics should be addressed directly to the University, and not the accrediting agency.