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

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.

Pre-dietetics students

Thanks to all our DPD applicants for Fall 2018. Look for application instructions to return to this site February 2019 with application due date of Week 5 spring quarter.


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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