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Step 1: Degree & Coursework
The required degree and coursework must be complete before submitting the application.
Step 2: Practice Experience
RD Candidates must complete the following 3 requirements to apply to sit for the examination:
- Submit documentation of completion of dietetic internship (RD registration will fulfill this requirement); and
- Submit 3 Personalized Nutrition Case Study Reports; and
- Submit 75 Continuing Education credits in personalized nutrition obtained within the past 5 years
Step 3: Examination
Once you have completed your Eligibility Requirements (Degree and Coursework) Complete the Exam Application
- Exam Application for Nutrition Professionals
Certification Examinations for Nutrition Specialists℠ are held twice a year in June and November. The next exam will be held on Sunday, June 7, 2020. The deadline for applications is April 3, 2020.
Candidates who pass the examination and complete the practice experience requirements will be granted the Certified Nutrition Specialist® credential.