Nutrition & Dietetics Programs

The University of Cincinnati has a variety of different Nutrition & Dietetics programs for you to choose from. All undergraduate students who are interested in becoming a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist or who want to work in a nutrition related profession should enroll in one of the tracks in the Nutrition & Dietetics major. 

Nutrition & Dietetics - Clinical & Community Nutrition

The Nutrition & Dietetics - Clinical & Community program is a four year degree that gives you a strong foundation in nutrition, science and wellness. This track allows you to help groups develop healthy eating habits.

Nutrition & Dietetics - Sports Nutrition

The Nutrition & Dietetics - Sports Nutrition program is a four year degree that gives you a foundation in nutrition, science and kinesiology. This track you to study the relationship between diet and exercise. 

Becoming a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

Accelerated Dietitian Nutritionist Program

The Accelerated Dietitian Nutritionist Program provides a fast-track pathway for dietitian training and is only available to students in the Nutrition & Dietetics major. The program allows you to earn a bachelor's and master's degree in 5 years (normally would take 6 to 7 years)  coursework and supervised practice internship necessary for you to become a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN).

Nutrition & Dietetics - Coordinated Program

Please note due to future education requriements the Nutrition & Dietetics Coordinated Program will be transitioning into the Accelerated Dietitian Nutritionist Program. 

Other Paths to Becoming a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

The Nutrition & Dietetics tracks and the Accelerated Dietitian Nutritionist Program are great options for starting your path to becoming a registered dietitian nutritionists, however, there are a couple additional options available if you fit the following categories: 

You will need to complete the Didactic Program in Dietetics and then once you complete that, you will need to apply for the Supervised Practice in Dietetics. Please be aware that by 2024 the credentialing exam will require a Master's degree. Please reach out to us to ensure your eligibility before the transition. 

You will need to complete the Didactic Program in Dietetics and then once you complete that, you will need to apply for the Supervised Practice in Dietetics. 

You can apply for a dietetic internship through our Supervised Practice in Dietetics

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Lindsey Mills, MS, RD, LD

Program Director, Department of Rehabilitation, Exercise & Nutrition Sciences

3225 Eden Ave | Cincinnati, OH 45267-0394

(513) 558-7506