Pre-Dietetics Program | College of Public Health and Human Sciences | Oregon State University

Pre-dietetics students

Didactic Program in Dietetics
Applications are due

April 29, 2018 by 5pm

Instructions (pdf)
Application form (pdf)

To be considered for admission to the Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD) within the Nutrition major, students must complete the Pre-Dietetics courses listed in the OSU online catalog with a grade of B– or higher in each of the NUTR courses listed, a grade of C– or higher in each of the other courses listed, and a grade point average of 3.0 or higher for the listed courses as a whole. Applicants to the Dietetics option must achieve an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher based on completing at least 60 quarter credits [OSU (institutional) and transfer], including the prerequisite courses listed below. At least 12 credits must be taken at OSU.


Future Students


Current Students

  • Use the general catalog to view courses offered in the program.
  • The Dietetics option is a Professional Program. Entering students are designated as pre-professional option. At least 12 credit hours must be completed at OSU.
  • Use an option sheet (pdf) to track your progress in completing course requirements.
  • Schedule an advising appointment.


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