Registered Dietitian (RD)* or Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN)* Certification

RD* Pathways to Registration Eligibility                                                                                    

Individuals with Foreign Degrees

New Graduate Degree Eligibility Requirement Effective January 1, 2024

                                                                                                                                 
Who is an RD* or RDN*?

Career Opportunities

Components of a Certification Testing Program (Flowchart)

Effecitve 1/1/2017 Registration Examination for Dietitians Test Specifications

Examination FAQ

Registration Examination for Dietitians Handbook for Candidates 

Orientation Material for the Newly Credentialed RD* or RDN*     

Standards of Practice and Standards of Professional Performance

RDN* Credential: Frequently Asked Questions


Guidelines for Credential Placement

Misuse of the RD* or RDN* Credentials

Medical Record Documentation - To Cosign or Not to Cosign

Online Verification of Registered Status


Examination Pass/Fail Statistics - Dietitian

Current Registration Statistics                                                                                                            

                                                                                                                                    












*Please note the RDN and RD are two credential designation options for one certification program. Practitioners may choose to use one or the other. For more information, click here