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Nutrition

Interested in Becoming a Registered Dietitian?

If you are interested in becoming a registered dietitian you must:

  • complete a minimum of a bachelor’s degree at a US regionally accredited college or university and course work approved by the Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education (CADE) of The American Dietetics Association (ADA),
  • pass a national examination administered by the Commission on Dietetic Registration, and
  • participate in continuing professional education requirements.

Careers in Dietetics

Three universities in South Carolina offer approved/accredited Didactic Programs in Dietetics:

  • Clemson University
    Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition
    223 Poole Agricultural Center
    Box 340371
    Clemson, SC 29634-0371
  • South Carolina State University
    Department of Family and Consumer Sciences
    Staley Hall
    PO 7084
    300 College Avenue
    Orangeburg, SC 29117-0001
  • Winthrop University
    Department of Human Nutrition
    302 Life Science Building
    Rock Hill, SC 29733