RDNs are food and nutrition experts who have met the prescribed criteria to earn this professional credential. Find out about educational and professional requirements, as well as career opportunities. Read More
It’s an exciting time for the field of nutrition and dietetics! Both the number and variety of job prospects for RDNs and NDTRs are expanding. Learn more about the roles and career opportunities for RDNs and NDTRs.
NDTRs are trained in food and nutrition and are an integral part of the health-care and foodservice management teams. NDTRs have met the prescribed criteria to earn this professional credential. Read More
There are a variety of financial aid options, including scholarships, available for dietetic internships. The Directory of Resources for International Food, Nutrition, and Dietetics Professionals is a free resource, which also offers valuable information about financial aid opportunities. Read More
The Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) requires individuals with foreign degrees meet specific educational requirements and follow a unique process to obtain Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) or Nutrition or Dietetic Technician, Registered (NDTR) credentials. Read More
Eleven frequently asked questions about education and credentialing requirements for those with foreign degrees. Read More
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that the number of jobs for RDNs and nutritionists will increase by 9 percent between 2008 and 2018; however, we believe that even more RDNs will be needed, because of the on-going U.S. health crisis. Read More