Department of Nutrition and Dietetics
Steps to Become a Registered Dietitian
- Complete a bachelor's degree from a US regionally accredited university or college and Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD) course work approved by the The Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND).
- Complete a dietetic internship.
- Pass the national examination administered by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR).
- After passing the exam, a RD must complete continuing professional education requirements to maintain a registration.