Do you want to become a registered dietitian (R.D.)?
If the answer is YES, there are THREE STEPS you must fulfill:
- Successful completion of a series of courses called the Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD) approved by The American Dietetic Association. These courses make you eligible to apply to a Dietetic Internship Program.
- Successful completion of an American Dietetic Association-approved Dietetic Internship Program. This program consists of 1200 or more hours of supervised practice in the nutrition field.
- Successful completion of the Dietetic Registration Exam administered by The American Dietetic Association.