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Disclaimer: We at MDA can offer basic information, but please remember that the Board of Registration makes all the decisions on the licensure process. Please contact them directly with questions.


How to Maintain Your License

How to maintain your license

Reasons To Apply For Massachusetts License

TOP 10 REASONS TO APPLY FOR LICENSURE ASAP!
  1. Recognition by consumers and colleagues
  2. Identification as state-regulated nutrition professional
  3. Joint Commission Recognition
  4. Qualify as a provider by insurance companies
  5. Comply with Pew Commission recommendations
  6. Have greater ease in obtaining licensure in another state
  7. Keep the licensure fee LOW
  8. Meet criteria of MNT
  9. Employers are requesting RDs to be LDNs
  10. It is easy! Only 5 steps: (a) Gather supporting documentation (b) Complete & (c) notarize application (d) Pay $170.00 (e) Submit application.

Frequently Asked Questions

How to Check a License

You can check your status (and see your license number) at the Division of Professional Licensure Web site. You can check your status (and see your license number) at the Division of Professional Licensure Web site:http://license.reg.state.ma.us/public/licque.asp?color=red&Board=NU. Choose the "check a license" link on the right side of the page.

MDA and Continuing Education Units (CEU's)

 

The Massachusetts Dietetic Association will not be held responsible for whether or not a poster / lecture / learning experience counts toward licensure CEUs. For more information on Licensure, please go to the Licensure web site: www.mass.gov/dpl/boards/nu


Helpful hint: Keep a record of each poster / lecture / learning experience you visit / attend. Be sure that it is nutrition related if you want to count it toward Licensure. Keep a summary of these experiences with your CEU records.

Statutues and Regulations

Applications and Forms

Fees and Renewal Schedules for Dietitians

Interested in Serving as a Board of Registration of Dietitians/Nutritionists Member?

How to report a potential violation