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Dietetics FAQ

What will I study and how much coursework is required?

These links will provide additional information on the Dietetics degree and curriculum:

What can I do with this major?

Program graduates who complete the program requirements are eligible to apply for a supervised practice program (dietetic internship). Dietetic internship graduates are elgible to complete the national registration examination to become a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN).

What is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist?

Registered Dietitian Nutritionists (RDNs) are food and nutrition experts who have met the criteria to earn the RDN credential.

How do I apply for this major?

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

What are the classes offered for this concentration?

The 2020 - 2021 Undergraduate Catalog has a current list of courses for a major in Health Studies with a concentration in Dietetics.