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

RD* Pathways to Registration Eligibility                                                                                    

Individuals with Foreign Degrees

New Graduate Degree Eligibility Requirement Effective January 1, 2024

Who is an RDN* and RD*?

Career Opportunities

Components of a Certification Testing Program (Flowchart)

Effective 1/1/2012 Registration Examination for Dietitians Test Specifications

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

Computer Based Testing Fact Sheet

Registration Examination for Dietitians Handbook for Candidates 

Orientation Material for the Newly Credentialed RDN* and RD*      

Standards of Practice and Standards of Professional Performance

RDN* Credential: Frequently Asked Questions

Guidelines for Credential Placement

Misuse of the RDN* or RD* Credentials

Medical Record Docuentation - 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