Dietetics Track

Senior Nutrition major Melanie Wilk

The Dietetics track is for students who wish to apply for an internship to become a Registered Dietitian (R.D.) and fulfills the requirements of the Didactic Program in Dietetics and is the first step towards becoming a Registered Dietitian. Information on opportunities for registered dietitians is also available on the Dietetic Program in Dietetics page. Dietetic Registration requires the successful completion of a Dietetic Internship following graduation from the Dietetics track, and the passing of a national Registration Examination. Admission to Dietetic Internships is very competitive with the national acceptance rate at about 55%. Students interested in following the Dietetics track, begin as Nutrition majors with an undeclared track. In order to be admitted into the Dietetics track, students must earn at least a B in Nutrition 230 and have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher. This GPA must be maintained to remain in the Dietetics track.