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 am interested in pursuing a career in the field of dietetics.

I'm interested in pursuing a career in this field. Any suggestions? Any response would be appreciated. Check out the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics's home page that has lots of info.

I graduated as a dietitian from a university in Turkey. What do I have to do to work as a dietitian in the US?

I have graduated this year as a dietitian from a university in Turkey. At the moment I am studying Masters of Science in International Nutrition and Food Processing. While I was searching on the Internet I came across your website. I have been always interested in a dietitian's job in the United States. Thus I...

I want a career as a zoo animal dietitian. What would my major be?

I am currently a senior in high school and am interested in pursuing a career to be an animal dietitian. My ideal working place is in a zoo composing the diets of the animals that live there and researching what different nutrients do for the health of the captive animals. What courses should I...

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...

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 have a niece who is looking for a 3 week internship. Who might she contact?

I have a niece studying clinical nutrition and is looking for a 3-week internship in May. Do you have a program? Do you know who she might contact? There is no 3-week internship. Most internships last 9 - 12 months. Check out the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics's dietetic internship list. Or are you looking...

What is the difference between a dietitian, food technologist and nutritionist?

What is the difference between a dietitian, a food technologist and a nutritionist and who would be the best at devising diet plans? A dietitian has at least a four-year Bachelor's degree in nutrition and dietetics (or graduate degree), has completed an internship and has passed a national registration exam from the Academy of Nutrition...

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...

Where can I find a dietitian in my area?

Where can I find a dietitian in my area? You can find a dietitian at the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Include your zip code or city/state, the type of service you want (individual consultation) and area of expertise.

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