Admissions Information

Requirements

Admission to the Coordinated Program in Dietetics requires a secondary application completed during the second year.  The Coordinated Program is restricted to University of Cincinnati Dietetics majors.  To be eligible to apply, students must be on track to complete all required program coursework by the end of their 3rd year.  A minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0 is required to apply.

Deadline: January 25, annually.

Decisions will be diseminated by the CPD Admissions Committee in mid-February or early March.  Internships for accepted students will begin in the summer semester after their third year. 

Application

CPD application deadline is January 25 annual.  A complete application includes:

1. Completed CPD 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

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 CPD 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 CPD 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

CPD 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 Department of Nutritional Sciences (French East 364) or mailed to:

CPD 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. 

Headshot of John Pantel, MS, RDN, LDN

John Pantel, MS, RDN, LDN

Program Director , Department of Rehabilitation, Exercise & Nutrition Sciences

3202 Eden Ave | Cincinnati, OH 45267-0394

513-558-2196