Dietetics Admissions

Degree-Seeking Students

Dietetics program admission follows the University admission criteria and application process. When completing the application, your major will be Health Studies with a concentration in Dietetics.

Students with a Bachelor's Degree

This admission procedure is for students who have already completed a bachelor's degree and only need to complete Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD) coursework.

  • Submit an official copy of all transcripts to :
University of Memphis College of Health Sciences
ATTN: Mary Catherine Schallert
106 Elma Roane Fieldhouse
Memphis, TN 38152
  • If you completed your degree(s) outside of the United States and its territories must have your academic degree validated and a course-by-course evaluation completed. Refer to the ACEND (Accreditation Council for Education in 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 Mary Catherine Schallert that includes degree and course equivalency.
  • Send an email 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 UofM DPD Program, follow the UofM undergraduate admission procedures.

Credit for Prior Learning

UofM recognizes that learning doesn’t just happen inside a traditional classroom. Students who are interested in obtaining credit for prior learning can click here to learn about experiential learning credit and other ways to earn credit for prior learning.