Registered Dietitian Option
Route to Becoming a RD
BS Degree & Didactic Program in Dietetics Verification
Completion of Supervised Practice Hours of at least 1200 clock hours
(Dietetic Internship Verification Needed)
Registration Examination for Dietitians
The Registered Dietitian Option at Prairie View A&M University is designed to meet the basic foundation knowledge, skills and competencies required by the Commission of Accreditation for Dietetics Education (CADE) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Graduates of the program who are verified by the program director may apply for entry into Dietetic Internship Program to establish eligibility to write the registration examination for dietitians. Upon successful completion of the registration examination students will then become Registered Dietitians.
The Didactic Program in Dietetics at Prairie View A&M University is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Dietetic Education (CADE) the accrediting agency for the American Dietetic Association
120 South Riverside Plaza Suite 2000
Chicago, Illinois 60606-6995
For more information on the program, please contact Dr. Beverly Copeland at (936) 261-5017 or firstname.lastname@example.org.