Licensure and Certification


Graduation from the program establishes eligibility to apply to take the Registration Examination for Dietitians administrated by The Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR), the credentialing agency for The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Upon successful completion of the examination the student will receive the Registered Dietitian (RD)/Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) credential.

For More Information on the Registration Exam:


Graduation from the program and successful completion of the registration exam establishes eligibility to apply to become a Licensed Dietitian (L.D.).

For information on licensure in the State of Arkansas:

For Information on Licensure in Other States:

Successful completion of the program does not itself ensure registration or licensure. Each student is responsible for familiarizing himself/herself with the applicable registration requirements.

How to Become a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN)

Follow the links below for information on the process to become a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist