All programs of the College of Food and Agriculture (CFA) are fully recognized by the UAE Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research. The CFA has received accreditation for three academic B.Sc. programs (Horticulture, Marine Fisheries and Animal Science, Agribusiness) by the Agricultural Institute of Canada (AIC). On the other hand, the Food Science program is accredited (approved) by the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) in the USA. The Department of Nutrition and Health was recently awarded Candidacy for Accreditation Status by the Accreditation Council for Education of Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) for the Coordinated Program in Dietetics. In addition, the Nutritional Science Program is currently working towards acquiring accreditation from the Association for Nutrition (AFN) United Kingdom.
The College farm is ISO certified for quality (ISO 9000) and for environment (ISO 14000), and all our laboratories have obtained a health and safety certificate (OHSAS 18001). In addition to this, the Animal Nutrition Laboratory is accredited by the National Forage Testing Association.