A registered dietitian evaluates dietary requirements of patients and helps to develop personalized meal plans. Registered dietitians earn a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in nutrition from a college or university, pass a national exam, and complete continuing educational requirements courses. Dietitians often conduct nutritional research and work with hospitals and cafeterias to help develop specific meal plans and promote nutrition through community outreach.
Bachelor's Degree + License, Certificate
$81,223.20/year or $38.90/hour
Azusa Pacific University, Cal State Long Beach, Cal State Los Angeles, Cal State Northridge, Cal Poly Pomona, West Valley College
Local: California Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
National: National Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
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