How do I become a dietitian? What classes do I take?

I am interested in becoming a dietitian. How can I become one? What classes do I have to take? I have a pharmacy degree right now. Can I work with that? What schools offer good programs (in California)? I would guess the jobs would be easier to find in pharmacy than dietetics in some areas of...

I am 39 years old. Am I too old nutrition to be in an approved program?

If you can answer this question, I would really appreciate it. I am 39 years old and have been studying nutrition in an Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics approved didactic program for the last two years. With the amount of competition there is in the RD (registered dietitian) program, in your opinion, am I...

Can you suggest some practical experience in the field of dietetics before I apply for an internship?

Hi, I'm graduating from SUNY at Oneonta in May with a BS (Bachelor of Science) degree and nutrition degree. I live in the New York City area and my school did not offer an internship. I will need experience in the field of dietetics before I can apply for an internship. ...

I have a bachelor’s degree in Home Economics Education. Can you help me find a school for dietitians?

I hope you can help me. I have a BS (Bachelor of Science) degree in Home Economics Education. I am interested in going back to school to become a dietitian. However, I am having a hard time finding a university that still certifies in that area. I live near San Antonio, Texas. Please help...

I would like to know the steps you took to enter dietetics.

I am planning to enter the dietetic field of study. If you have a quick moment, I would like to know the steps you took to enter the field. I found a wonderful program at a 2-year college, allowing myself to be introduced to the field as a dietetic technician. Do you think it is...

I am a pharmacy student giving a presentation to children about health science careers. What focus of dietetics would you suggest?

I am a 1st-year pharmacy at the University of Illinois at Chicago and as part of a project, I'm giving a presentation to children in grades 4 to 9 in an underserved community about why they should pursue a career in the health sciences. For this particular presentation, we are focusing on four careers:...

I am an Air Force male and am thinking of a career as a dietitian. Is this a growing field?

I was wondering if you could give me some advice? I am 29 male and I am in the Air Force and I am thinking of a career as a dietitian. Is this a growing field or should I steer my focus in another direction? I am currently in Korea until November and I...

Can you tell me about studding to become a dietitian and a list of good schools?

I have a relative that is interested in becoming a dietitian. Can you give me a basic idea of what she's in for as far as studying and maybe a site that will give me a list of good schools? Thank you. At the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics read about dietitian careers where you...

What is your day as a dietitian like? What do you do specifically?

This is great that I can email you and ask your opinion! I am a 19-year-old student and am finishing up my last year of high school before going into university. I originally wanted to take Applied Health and Nutrition (I am in Canada) and now I have chosen to go into nursing instead...

I work in corporate health and fitness. Would I need / want to pursue my RD?

I am 3/4 of the way through my Master's program in Applied Physiology and Nutrition at Columbia University. I have my bachelor's in nutrition. I currently work in corporate health and fitness and am wondering how to decide whether or not I need/want to pursue my R.D. What are the pros and cons? I...

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