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:
- 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 go more quickly. Also, you must successfully complete all didactic coursework at a Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education (CADE) approved/accredited institution such as Cedar Crest College.
Learn more about the nutrition major at Cedar Crest
- Successfully complete a Dietetic Internship.
You must be admitted to and successfully complete a dietetic internship that is accredited by the CADE, or an American Dietetic Association-accredited Coordinated Program (CP).
Learn more about the Dietetic Internship at Cedar Crest.
- Earn a passing grade 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.