New Hampshire licenses dietitians only as licensed dietitians. Individuals must have completed requirements aligned with the Registered Dietitian pathway in order to qualify for licensure. However, there is no licensure requirement for providing nutrition care. Only licensed individuals may use the title "dietitian."
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Qualification Requirements for State Licensure or State Certification:
- Academic: A bachelor's or higher degree from a college or university approved by the board with a major course of study in human nutrition, nutrition education, food and nutrition, dietetics, public health nutrition, or food systems management.
- Experience: Successful completion of a dietetic internship of at least 900 hours, pre-professional practice program, or coordinated program with documented experience in the practice of dietetics under the supervision of a registered, certified, or licensed dietitian.
- Examination: The Registered Dietitian (RD) examination established by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR)
Disclaimer: This is a preliminary interpretation of language of state statutes and regulations, and cannot substitute for legal counsel.