Dietetics and Nutrition
Dietetic Technician

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Salary: $15,900 - $27,294
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Hourly: $8.61 - $16.95
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Outlook: 2 Stars
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Length of Training: up to 1 year
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Length of Training/Requirements
A person who desires to be a dietetic technician does not necessarily need to have a college degree, though some employers will require related course work. A dietetic technician program consists of a two-year associate degree program that combines classroom and supervised practical experience.

Licensure/Certification

Graduates of programs approved or accredited by the Commission on Accreditation/Approval for Dietetics Education (CADE) of the American Dietetic Association are eligible to take the Registration Examination for Dietetic Technicians to become credentialed as a dietetic technician, registered (DTR). Registration is voluntary.


Educational Programs
University or College City Degree*
El Paso Community College District El Paso C
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San Jacinto College: Central Campus Pasadena A
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Tarrant County College: Trinity River East Campus Fort Worth A
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*D- Doctorate  M-Masters  B-Bachelor  A-Associates  C-Certificate