CONTACT:

Master of Health Science
Martine Scannavino, DHSc, RDN, LDN, FAND
Associate Professor
Chair, Department of Nutrition
The Allen Chair of Nutrition
Director, Master of Health Science
miscanna@cedarcrest.edu
610-437-4471 ext. 3486

Didactic Program in Dietetics
Tara L. Miltenberger, MEd, RDN, LDN
Director, Didactic Program in Dietetics
The Allen Center for Nutrition
tlmiltenb@cedarcrest.edu
610-437-4471 ext. 3621

Dietetic Internship
Marilou Wieder, MS, RDN, CNSC, LDN
Director, Dietetic Internship
mwieder@cedarcrest.edu
610-606-4471 Ext 3445

The Allen Center for Nutrition
Denice Ferko-Adams, MPH, RDN, LDN, FAND
Program Manager
dmferkoa@cedarcrest.edu

The 3 Steps to Becoming a Registered Dietitian

Interested in becoming a registered dietitian? Here are the steps that you will need to take, and how the nutrition program at Cedar Crest College is designed to help you reach your goal:

  1. Earn a bachelor's degree.

    Your bachelor’s degree does not have to be in nutrition, but earning a bachelor’s degree in nutrition may make the remaining steps of this program. Also, you must successfully complete a Didactic Program in Dietetics at an institution, such as Cedar Crest College, that is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutritional Dietetics (ACEND®) .

    Learn more about the nutrition major at Cedar Crest

  2. Successfully complete a Dietetic Internship.

    You must be admitted to and successfully complete a dietetic internship that is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutritional Dietetics (ACEND).

    Learn more about the Dietetic Internship at Cedar Crest.

  3. Earn a passing score on the National Registration Examination for Dietitians.

    Successful completion of the Cedar Crest College Dietetic Internship will result in a Verification Statement and eligibility to sit for this exam.

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