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  • Dr. Randal Buddington
  • Dr. Robin Roach
  • Mary Catherine Schallert
  • Dr. Terra Smith
  • Dr. Marie van der Merwe
Admission to Dietetics

For Degree-Seeking Students

Dietetics program admission follows the University Admission Criteria and Application Process.  Criteria and deadlines are available in the Undergraduate Bulletin. Applications are taken online.

When completing the application your major will be Health and Human Performance with a concentration in Dietetics.

For Students with a Bachelor's Degree

The admission procedure is described below for students who have already completed a bachelor's degree and only need to complete DPD coursework.

  • Submit an official copy of all transcripts to Mary Catherine Schallert, Program Director, The University of Memphis, Department of Health and Sport Sciences, Memphis, TN 38152
  • Students who completed their degree(s) outside of the United States and its territories must have their academic degree validated and a course-by-course evaluation completed. Refer to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics website for a list of independent Foreign Degree Evaluation Agencies. Contact the agency for current information and costs.  Submit an official report to Dr. Roach that includes degree and course equivalency.
  • Send an email to Dr. Roach requesting an Official DPD Evaluation.  Include a list of all transcripts that she can expect, your mailing address, email address and phone number.
  • Allow 2 - 4 weeks to receive the DPD Evaluation via email after the transcripts have been received.  Summer requests may take longer.
  • If you decide to complete The University of Memphis DPD Program, follow The University of Memphis Undergraduate Admission Procedures.
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