GPA of 2.75 or above with satisfactory completion (C or above) of the following undergraduate prerequisite courses prior to entrance into the professional phase of the program: AHPR 200 - Medical Terminology ; BIO 326 - Human Physiology or SPMD 269 - Anatomy and Physiology for Dietetics ; BIO 328 - Introductory Microbiology ; CHEM 270 - Survey of Organic Chemistry ; CHEM 351 - Survey of Biochemistry ; DTC 108 - Careers and Nutrition in Dietetics ; DTC 202 - Principles of Human Nutrition ; DTC 251 - Experimental Foods ; IHHS 260 - Aging to Infancy: A Life Course Retrospective or EDPS 325 - Life Span Human Growth and Development ; PSY 101 - General Psychology Lecture ; and SOCL 250 - Quantitative Applications in Sociology or MATH 170 - Elementary Statistics .
Program application submission (please see the School of Health Sciences website for materials).
Recency of education rules apply to any program courses that are transferred into Eastern Michigan University. Please follow the Recency of Education link to learn more.
Registration in Dietetics
Upon successful completion of the coordinated dietetics curriculum and degree, students will be eligible to sit for the Registration Examination for Dietitians. Passage of the exam will provide the recognized credential of Registered Dietitian through the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
The Coordinated Program in Dietetics is fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND), which integrates academic study with professional practice experience in a coordinated program in dietetics. Upon completion of the Master of Science degree in Dietetics, students qualify for membership in the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and/or are eligible to take the Credentialing Examination for Registered Dietitians. Excellent career opportunities for dietitians are available in hospitals and other health care facilities; in community agencies; in industrial, university, and school food service programs; in business; in teaching; in research; or in private practice.
Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000
Chicago, IL 60606-6995
312.889.0040 ext. 540
Lydia Kret, M.S., R.D.
DTC 302 - Nutrient Metabolism: Macronutrients 3 hrs
DTC 330 - Nutrition Therapy I 3 hrs
DTC 350 - Food Systems Management I 3 hrs
DTC 358 - Food and Culture 3 hrs
DTC 370 - Nutrition Therapy II 3 hrs
DTC 372 - Nutrition of the Life Cycle 3 hrs
DTC 375 - Complementary and Alternative Medicine 3 hrs
DTC 422 - Nutrient Metabolism: Micronutrients 3 hrs
DTC 430 - Nutrition Therapy III 3 hrs
DTC 435 - Seminar in Dietetics 2 hrs
DTC 450 - Food Systems Management II 2 hrs
DTC 470 - Nutrition Therapy IV 2 hrs
Select from option I, option II, or option III:
Thesis Option - 6 credits
Non-Thesis Research Option - 6 credits
Research Writing Option - 3 credits