Dietetics Admission Requirements

You must have a minimum of 3.0 overall GPA in order to sign the dietetics major and enter the pre-professional phase. To move forward to the professional phase each fall semester, you must achieve an overall minimum GPA of 3.00 which will include the Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD) coursework. You cannot have a grade lower than a 2.0 (C) in any DPD coursework in order to be considered for the professional phase. The GPAs will include courses completed at other institutions as well as those completed at CMU.

Admission criteria

  • Application (Found on the dietetics program Blackboard shell).
  • Overall 3.0 GPA.
  • DPD course grades 2.0 or higher. DPD course grades will be calculated into the overall GPA.
    • To graduate with dietetics as a major and to receive a verification statement from the dietetics program, you are not allowed to take any required dietetic courses as credit/no credit.
  • Professional recommendations.
  • Work, volunteer, and extracurricular experience.
  • Autobiographical statement.