Nutrition & Dietetics Programs

The University of Cincinnati has a variety of different Nutrition & Dietetics programs for you to choose from. 

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

Nutrition & Dietetics - Coordinated Program

The Nutrition & Dietetics - Coordinated allows current students to complete a supervised practice internship so that they can take the Registered Dietitian Nutritionist exam. The program is for sophomore students who are enrolled in either the Community Nutrition or Sports Nutrition tracks. 

Future Education Requirements

The Commission on Dietetic Registration has indicated that in 2024 a master’s degree will be required before a graduate can take the Registered Dietitian Nutritionist credentialing examination. The University of Cincinnati has developed an innovative pathway that combines the undergraduate and graduate programs into 5 years. 

Other Paths to Becoming a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

The Nutrition & Dietetics tracks and the coordinated 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

Headshot of Lindsey Mills, MS, RD, LD

Lindsey Mills, MS, RD, LD

Program Director, Department of Rehabilitation, Exercise & Nutrition Sciences

3202 Eden Ave | Cincinnati, OH 45267-0394

(513) 558-7506