Nutritionist and Dietitian Programs in Georgia
Nutritionists are expected to increase faster than those of the general economy, along the lines of the rest of the health care industry. As the state follows the rest of the country with a focus on nutrition and general public health, Nutritionists and Dietitians in Georgia will continue to take a stronger roll in the state's healthcare system.
Nutritionists and Dietitians in the state of Georgia are found most often in, but not limited to:
- School Districts
- Nursing Homes
- Health Departments
- Private Practice
Georgia Nutritionist Salary & Regional Wages & Working Conditions
A list of average salaries for Georgia RD's and DTR's are available below:
Find degree programs, schools and jobs in major cities in Georgia: Albany, Alpharetta, Athens-Clarke County, Atlanta, Augusta-Richmond County, Canton, Carrollton, Columbus, Dalton, Douglasville, Duluth, East Point, Forest Park, Gainesville, Griffin, Hinesville, Johns Creek, Kennesaw, LaGrange, Lawrenceville, Macon, Marietta, Newnan, Peachtree City, Rome, Roswell, Sandy Springs, Savannah, Smyrna, Statesboro, Valdosta, Warner Robins, Woodstock.
Georgia State Registered Dietitian and Dietetic Technician Requirements
*Do not assume that any schools and programs listed on this site are a path to obtaining the RD credential. For credential information on actual schools that offer programs to the RD credential, view the ADA's official website at www.eatright.org.
Like Delaware and Rhode Island the state of Georgia does not require RD's and DTR's to become registered within Georgia. Applicants in the state must still complete the national requirements of the American Dietetic Association (ADA), which then become good for certification in Georgia as well. With this certification, applicants are legally able to practice and care for patients. For more information those interested should go to the ADA's national website at www.eatright.org.
Nationwide and within the state of Georgia, Registered Dietitians and Dietetic Technician, Registered are also required to complete continuing education (CE) credits to maintain an approved status with the Georgia Dietetic Association as well as the American Dietetic Association.
Georgia State Dietetic Programs
Georgia Dietetic Association
The GDA was created to meet the needs of RD's and DTR's practicing throughout the state of Georgia. The board makes decisions and influences legislation in the state regarding the environmental, economics and social implications of nutrition and public health.
Georgia Board of Examiners of Licensed Dietitians
The GBELD regulates the nutrition and dietitian industry regarding the study and implementation of biochemistry, food, and physiology to achieve the optimum health for the state's citizens.