Admission Criteria

 

Amdissions Criteria for the Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD)

  • Successfully completed a minimum of 45 hours and have a minimum of 15 in-progress hours
  • A cumulative GPA ≥ 3.0 
  • Earned a “B” or better in each of the following courses: NTN 230 Introductory Nutrition, NTN 231 Principles of Food Science and Preparation, NTN 330 Advanced Nutrition
  • Earned a “C” or better in each of the following courses: BIO 115 Cellular Basis of Life, CHE 105 Introductory Chemistry, CHE 210 Brief Organic Chemistry, MAT 140 College Algebra
  • A cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher and a C or better in all DPD required courses is requisite for successful completion of the DPD and issuance of a Verification Statement from the DPD Director.  A Verification Statement establishes eligibility for a Dietetic Internship, which is a necessary step in the pathway toward becoming a Registered Dietitian.