Dietitian/Sports Nutritionist

    • Dietetics is the study of nutrient intake and how foods are digested and metabolized in order to provide the necessary energy to fuel muscular activity.
      • Dietitians also study dietary patterns in order to maximize performance and to prevent disease and improve health.
    • To become a registered dietitian, you must:
      • Complete an undergraduate degree in dietetics,
      • Complete a nine-month American Dietetics Association (ADA) approved internship
      • Pass the ADA certification exam.
    • Dietitians can be employed in a variety of settings including:
      • Hospitals, clinics, school systems, and public health facilities.