Dietetics Licensure

Nutrition, Dietetics & Food Sciences

These programs typically lead to licensure and were designed to meet licensing qualifications in the state of Utah. If students wish to work in another state within the United States, they should review the qualifications for that state per the information provided by The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

According to the most recent information from the sponsoring department, this program:

  • Meets licensure requirements in the following states: OR, WA, CA, ID, NV, AZ, UT, AK, MT, WY, CO, HI, ND, SD, NE, KS, OK, TX, MN, IO, MS, AR, MS, TN, KY, OH, WV, PA, NH, VT,MA, RI, CT, NJ, DE, MD, VA, NC, SC, GA, FL
  • Does not meet licensure requirements in: ME
  • Has not determined if the program meets licensure requirements in the remaining states. A detailed spreadsheet on states and requirements can be found on this spreadsheet.

Effective January 1, 2024, the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) will require a minimum of a master’s degree to be eligible to take the credentialing exam to become a registered dietitian nutritionist (RDN). In addition, CDR requires that individuals complete coursework and supervised practice in program(s) accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND). For more information about educational pathways to become a RDN please click here.