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Test Specifications and Study Guides

Registration Examination for Dietitians                                                                  






Registration Examination for Dietetic Technicians                                                                                                                                                                                         





Study Guides                                                                                                             

New editions of the Study Guide for the Registration Examination for Dietitians (11th edition) and Study Guide for the Registration Examination for Dietetic Technicians (8th edition) are available as a resource for individuals preparing to take the RD and DTR credentialing examinations.  These newly designed, online guides are intended to assist exam candidates in planning their study and review.

Price: $50 (Academy member and non-member price)


The online study guides feature:

  •  A comprehensive study outline based on the examination content specifications for January 1, 2022 through December 31, 2026.
  • Suggested study references (online and textbook)
  • Study tips
  • A 120-question practice examination (RD) or 100-question practice examination (DTR).  All questions are retired from the active examination item bank and are examples of how questions are written and presented on the exam.
  • Online availability (non-transferable) for 6 months after purchase date.