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California State University, Long Beach
Department of Family and Consumer Sciences


The Department of Family and Consumer Sciences is accredited by the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (AAFCS) (American Association Family and Consumer Sciences, Council for Accreditation, 1555 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314, phone: 703-706-4600).

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We are proud that other areas of study in our department are accredited:

The Didactic Program in Dietetics and the Dietetic Internship are are accredited by the American Dietetic Association (ADA) (Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education, American Dietetic Association, 216 West Jackson Boulevard, Suite 800, Chicago, IL 60606-6995. phone: 312-899-4872.

The Child Development and Family Studies Program is approved by the National Council on Family Relations to offer a program leading to Provisional Family Life Education Certification.

The Preschool and Toddler Study Laboratories are accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children.

The Hospitality Management program at CSULB is one out of only two programs at 4-year universities in California accredited by The Accreditation Commission for Programs in Hospitality.