How to become a Registered Dietitian

Dietetics is the science and art of applying the principles of food and nutrition to health. It’s a vital, growing profession with many career possibilities. Whichever option you choose, you’ll share your knowledge of food and nutrition to help people make healthful food choices.

If you are thinking about a career in dietetics, joining the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetic is a smart move. With Academy membership, you will gain full access to our online database of internships and job postings. And student members will find valuable resources such as resume templates, mentoring resources and access to the Students Community of Interest.

Your career in dietetics begins now! Explore accredited education programs and credentialing requirements, including information for high school students, career changers, international students, DPD graduates and student members.