Utah

Summary

Utah certifies dietitians only as certified dietitians. However, there is no state certification requirement for providing nutrition care. Only licensed individuals may use the titles: "dietitian," "certified dietitian," the letters "C.D.," the letter "D," or any other title, words, letters, abbreviations, or insignia indicating or implying that the person is a certified dietitian.

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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 the sciences of food, dietetics, food systems management, or an equivalent major course of study.
  • Experience: Completion of an internship or preplanned professional baccalaureate or post-baccalaureate experience in a dietetic program under the supervision of a certified dietitian who is certified under this chapter or certified, registered, or licensed under the laws of another state or territory of the United States.
  • 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.