South Carolina


South Carolina licenses dietitians only as licensed dietitians. However, there is no licensure requirement for providing nutrition care. Only licensed individuals may use the title "dietitian," "licensed dietitian," or any facsimile.

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Practice Act/Statute Rules & Regulations Regulatory Body

Qualification Requirements for State Licensure or State Certification:
  • Academic: A bachelor's or master's degree in human nutrition, nutrition education, foods and nutrition, public health nutrition, or an equivalent major course of study from a regionally accredited institution as approved by the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation.
  • Experience: Registration as a Registered Dietitian with the Commission on Dietetic Registration
  • Examination: The Registered Dietitian (RD) examination established by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR), or an examination as prescribed by the Panel for Dietetics.

Disclaimer: This is a preliminary interpretation of language of state statutes and regulations, and cannot substitute for legal counsel.