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Initial License Requirements:

  • Submit a dietitian's license application & pay the required license fee;
  • Hold a baccalaureate or higher degree from a regionally accredited college or university in the US and complete a major course of study in human nutrition, nutrition education, food and nutrition, dietetics, public health nutrition, or food systems management;
  • Successfully complete a dietetic internship of no less than 900 hours, pre-professional practice program, or coordinated program with documented experience in the practice of dietetics under supervision of a registered, certified, or licensed dietitian; and
  • Successfully pass the examination administered by the Commission on Dietetic Registration.

Renewal License Requirements:

  • Submit a dietitian license renewal application & pay the required license fee; and
  • Documentation of completion of 20 hours of continuing education every two years.

Office of Professional Licensure and Certification
121 South Fruit Street
Concord NH 03301
Phone: (603) 271-9254
Fax: (603) 271-6702
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am 4 pm Excluding State Holidays

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