RD/RDN Education

University of Hawai‘i Dietetics Program

The undergraduate Dietetics Program at the University of Hawai‘i is an approved four-year didactic program, and is the only dietetics program offered within the State of Hawai‘i. The University of Hawai‘i also offers a SP Program.

UH CTAHR groupPictured from left to right are UH graduates Katherine Schuette (’13) Chrislin Yee (’13) Erika Chinn Galindo (‘13) Tanieca Downing (’13) Paul John Pangilinan (‘11) and Internship Director Ann Ditzler.

First Class of University of Hawai’i’s Dietetic Interns Achieve 100% Pass Rate on National Registration (RD) Exam!

Information from the Academy

“Dietetics is the science and art of applying the principles of food and nutrition to health. It’s a vital, growing profession with many career possibilities” from The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Careers & Students page. Learn more from AND.

Sampling of Job Titles in Dietetics and Nutrition

Clinical Dietitian
Clinical Long Term Care Dietitian
Outpatient Dietitian
Pediatric Dietitian
Renal Dietitian
Public Health Nutritionist
Sports Nutritionist
Wellness Nutritionist
Corporate Dietitian
Corporate Account Manager
Account Executive, Public Relations
Culinary Instructor or Consultant
Food or Health Writer/Editor
Manager of Nutrition Communications
Research and Development Nutritionist
Professor or Assistant or Associate Professor
Administrative Dietitian-Patient Care
Director of Food & Nutrition Services
School Food Service Director
Clinical Nutrition Manager
Director of Nutrition