Indiana licenses dietitians only. An individual must complete requirements aligned with the Registered Dietitian pathway in order to qualify for state licensure. However, there is no licensure requirement for providing nutrition care.

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Qualification Requirements for State Licensure or State Certification:
  • Academic: A bachelor's or higher degree from a regionally accredited institution and a major course of study in human nutrition, nutrition education, food and nutrition, and dietetics or food systems management.
  • Experience: Applicant must have documented, supervised practice experience of at least 900 hours under the supervision of a certified dietitian or registered 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.