West Virginia

West Virginia law provides for the licensure of dietitians and protects the titles “licensed dietitian” and “registered dietitian.” The law specifically defines a scope of practice regarding medical nutrition therapy, stating: §30-35-2a. Scope of practice. (a) The...

Utah

Utah is a Title Protection State. The law provides certification of dietitians and protects the titles of dietitians and nutritionists. Effective 5/12/2020 58-49-9.  Use of titles by an uncertified person. No person, without first being certified under this chapter...

Texas

Texas is a Title Protection State. The Texas dietitians program licenses and regulates dietitians and requires a license to use the titles “Licensed Dietitian” and “Provisionally Licensed Dietitian” and “Registered Dietitian.” EXEMPTIONS: The state...

South Carolina

Sound Carolina is a Title Protection State. The law provides for the licensure of dietitians and protects the titles of “dietitian,” “licensed dietitian,” alone or in combination, or used with the letters “LD” or combination in any words, letters, abbreviations, or...

Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania allows dietitians to be licensed by the state. The law also protects the titles of “dietitian,” “registered dietitian,” “licensed dietitian-nutritionist,” and the abbreviations “RD,” and “LDN.” EXEMPTIONS: Holistic nutrition professionals may practice in...