Oregon licenses dietitians only as licensed dietitians. However, there is no licensure requirement for providing nutrition care. Only licensed individuals may use the title "dietitian." Click on the state statute and rules for more information.

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Qualification Requirements for State Licensure or State Certification:
  • Academic: A bachelor's or higher degree from a regionally accredited institution with a major course of study in human nutrition, dietetics, foods and nutrition, or food systems management approved by the board as meeting the standards for approval for a course of study under the law.
  • Experience: Completed a planned, continuous program of dietetic experience approved by the Health Licensing Office of 900 hours under the supervision of a 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.