Dietitian Organizations & Associations
Commission on Dietetic Registration
Mission and objectives
The Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) protects the public through credentialing and assessment processes that assure the competence of registered dietitians and dietetic technicians. More than 80,000 dietitians and dietetic technicians across the country and the world have taken CDR exams over the past several decades.
Dietitian Career Profile
Dietitians and nutritionists help plan personalized, healthful eating plans for patients at hospitals, clinics, schools or private practice. They create specialized eating plans for patients recovering from various diseases and conditions, and they also make plans for at-risk patients or those interested in living healthier lives. Read more . . .
Degree and Program Information for a Dietitian Career
The standard educational path for dietitians and nutritionists is a four-year Bachelor’s degree in dietetics, nutrition, or food science. For those particularly interested in a career in research or management, Master’s degrees are also common. Read more . . .