Dietetics Option


  • Do you enjoy helping people?

  • Can you see yourself as part of a health-promoting team?

  •  Are you interested in becoming a recognized nutrition expert?

This option, which begins your preparation to become a registered dietitian, may be for you!


The DIETETICS curriculum is accredited by the The Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND). It starts you on the road to becoming a registered dietitian by:

  • providing a solid science background in chemistry, anatomy and physiology, biochemistry, and microbiology.
  • incorporating nutrition courses essential to becoming a competent professional.
  • offering individualized guidance when applying for a post-graduate dietetic internship.

Successful completion of this curriculum and a post-graduate dietetic internship, followed by passing the CDR examination = registered dietitian!

Interested in the curriculum requirements for the Dietetic option? for students admitted to UNH before fall 2016, click here.  for students admitted to unh fall 2016 and beyond, click here

Questions? Contact:

Maggie Dylewski Begis, Ph.D., R.D., L.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor, Director of the Didactic Program in Dietetics
Kendall Hall, Room 119
Durham, NH 03824