Careers

Here is a sampling of job positions held by Henderson State dietetics graduates:

  • RD for the Arkansas Department of Health (multiple students, various locations)
  • RD/Certified Lactation Consultant (south-central Arkansas)
  • RD at National Park Medical Center (Hot Springs)
  • RD for CHI St. Vincent (Hot Springs)
  • RD for Baptist Health-Malvern (formerly Hot Spring County Medical Center) (Malvern)
  • RD for White River Medical Center (Batesville)
  • RD for Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System (Little Rock)
  • RD for North Central Baptist Hospital (San Antonio, Texas)
  • Renal dietitian for DaVita Dialysis (multiple students)
  • Arkansas Department of Health Environmental Health Specialist, Registered Professional Sanitarian (Hot Springs)
  • FCS Cooperative Extension agent for Faulkner county, AR (Child Education Services - 4H)
  • FCS Cooperative Extension agent for Mississippi county, AR (Food and Nutrition)
  • Assistant professor/director of didactic program in dietetics at Henderson State University (Arkadelphia)
  • Online instructor for the University of Phoenix 
  • WIC Nutritionist/Supervisor for the City of San Marcos (Seguin, Texas)
  • Outreach Specialist for the Center on Aging (Texarkana)
  • Study Coordinator/RD for Principals Research Group (Hot Springs)
  • RD for Simply Fit Meals (Plano, Texas)
  • RD for Gourmet Solutions foodservice management company (Fayetteville)
  • RD at Arkansas Children's Nutrition Center (Little Rock)
  • RD at Arkansas Children's Hospital (Little Rock)
  • Campus Dietitian at Stephen F. Austin State University (Nacogdoches, TX)
  • RD for Arkansas Department of Education's Child Nutrition Program (Little Rock)

Henderson graduates have also gone on to a number of well-respected institutions to complete their dietetic internships or for graduate school:

  • University of Central Arkansas
  • University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences  
  • Benedictine University
  • Louisiana Tech University
  • Oklahoma State University
  • Iowa State University
  • Texas A & M University 
  • Baptist Health System (San Antonio, Texas)
  • University of Arkansas at Monticello
  • Texas Woman’s University (Denton, Texas)
  • Texas A & M University (Commerce, Texas)
  • Texas A & M University (College Station, Texas)
  • University of the Incarnate Word (San Antonio, Texas)
  • Louisiana Tech University (Ruston, La.)
  • Florida State University (Tallahassee, Fla.)
  • Benedictine University (Lisle, Ill.)
  • Oklahoma State University (Stillwater, Okla.)
  • East Carolina University (Greenville, NC)