The RD Credentialing Process consists of the following:
Students at RU are awarded a Verification Statement when they complete their Bachelor of Science (BS) degree and all major (NUTR) courses with a grade of “C” or above. The Verficiation Statement is required for entrance into the Dietetic Internship.
Strong candidates for Dietetic Internships typically have:
3.0 GPA or better
Significant work or volunteer experience in dietetics, perhaps 100 hours
Excellent letters of recommendation from faculty and dietitians
Experiences in dietetics such as giving lectures in the community, or activities with the RU Student Dietetic Association
For more information about the path to becoming a Registered Dietitian contact the American Dietetic Association at: www.eatright.org/cade.