Dietetics Program

Welcome to the Dietetics Program.

Starting Fall 2023our ACEND accredited program will start offering a nutrition science track - non-thesis Combined BS/MS degree in Dietetics.  The program is designed for outstanding undergraduate dietetic students so they can complete the MS degree in one year from the completion of the BS degree. For additional information about our program please click here. You are also welcome to review ACEND graduate degree FAQs.

If you already have an undergraduate degree and are interested in pursuing a career in Dietetics, please read these FAQs about careers in Dietetics from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

The Dietetics Program Director can evaluate your previous coursework and advise you on completing the coursework necessary to pursue the RD credential. You will also need to apply for admission at the University of Maryland.

There is a charge for this service of $65.00 for the first US transcript and $75 for the first foreign transcript. There is an additional charge of $5 each for each additional transcript (US or foreign). You will be sending only official transcript(s) and a check addressed to UMD to the Dietetic Program Director at 0112 Skinner Building, College Park MD, 20742.

In case you have additional questions, please call the Dietetics Program Director, Margaret Udahogora Ph.D at 301-405-1018 for more information on having your transcripts evaluated.