Admissions Information | Supervised Practice in Dietetics

Requirements

The Supervised Practice in Dietetics certificate program is a secondary admittance program of the BS in Dietetics or Didactic Program in Dietetics at the University of Cincinnati.

Deadline: November 15, annually.

Decisions will be disseminated by the SPD Admissions Committee in mid-December.  Internships for accepted students will begin the following summer semester. 

Application

SPD application deadline is November 15 annual.  A complete application includes:

1. Completed SPD Application (DOCX)

2. Official copy of transcripts from all colleges and universities attended, regardless of whether or not the coursework was able to be transferred to UC.  Current UC students may submit an unofficial UC transcript downloaded for UC Catalyst.

3. Recommendation forms:

  1. One recommendation from a course instructor
  2. One recommendation from a foods or nutrition course instructor.  If you are unable to obtain a recommendation from a foods or nutrition instructor, please contact the SPD Director.
  3. One recommendation from a work supervisor/manager

Each of these recommendation forms must include a waiver from the student (page one of the recommendation form SPD Recommendation Form). It is not necessary to write a separate letter of recommendation.  Completion of pages two and three of the recommendation are sufficient.

Students must provide a pre-addressed, stamped envelope to their recommender.  Recommenders must seal and sign over the envelope flap before mailing to the address below.  The recommender may also send the form and waiver via email to john.pantel@uc.edu

SPD Admissions Committee
Department of Rehabilitation, Exercise, and Nutrition Sciences
University of Cincinnati
P.O. Box 670394
Cincinnati, OH 45267-0394

Application Submission:

Completed applications may be dropped off in the main office of the Rehabilitation, Exercise, and Nutrition Sciences Department Program Coordinator (HSB 262) or mailed to:

SPD Admissions Committee
Department of Rehabilitation, Exercise, and Nutrition Sciences
University of Cincinnati
P.O. Box 670394
Cincinnati, OH 45267-0394

​If dropping off the application please make sure to note the name of the person to whom the application was given.