College of Agriculture & Natural Resources
Nutrition & Food Science

Pursuing a Second Career in Dietetics


(Photo Courtsey AGNR Communication Director Graham Binder)

If you already have an undergraduate degree and are interested in pursuing a career in Dietetics, please read these FAQs for Career Changers 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.


For more information on Dietetics and the process of becoming a Registered Dietitian, please read our FAQs.

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