Undergraduate option

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.


 Application deadline is 5 p.m. April 29, 2019

The deadline is 5 p.m. April 29, 2019 to be considered for entrance into the Didactic Program in Dietetics cohort beginning Fall of 2019.


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.


Sample Degree Maps

Degree maps are guides to give students an idea of which classes they may take and when. These samples are intended for information purposes only. Students should consult with their academic advisor to create a personalized degree plan.


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