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Certificate of Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD)

How to Apply

The Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD) certificate is only open to students who have at least a Master’s Degree or who are completing the MS in Nutrition at the University of Cincinnati. 

Please use the following steps to apply to the program:

  • The application form must be typed or neatly printed in ink.  Information included on the form must be accurate and complete.  It is not necessary for applicants to apply to the University of Cincinnati separately. 
  • Applicants must send official copies of all undergraduate and graduate transcripts with the application form for any undergraduate degrees or courses completed at another university.  Transcripts from foreign institutions must include a credential evaluation from an organization approved by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
  • The completed application packets should be sent to:

CPD Admissions Committee
Department of Nutritional Sciences
University of Cincinnati
P.O. Box 670394
Cincinnati, OH 45267-0394

  • A basic data form must also be submitted once accepted.  The form is available here to fill it out online. There are no fees for DPD Certificate applicants.

Prospective students who need additional assistance with completion of the application form or who have questions about the Didactic Program in Dietetics certificate can contact Lindsey Mills at (513) 558-7506 or 

DPD Certificate Application (PDF) 

Nutrition table at the Employee Health Benefit Fair at UC

Contact Us

Department of Rehabilitation, Exercise, and Nutrition Sciences
3202 Eden Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45267-0394

For Nutrition Science Programs:
Phone: 513-558-7503
Email: ​

​For Athletic Training, DPT, MOT, and Health Sciences Programs:
Phone: 513-558-7477

More Information

For more information on the program, please contact:

Lindsey Mills, MS, RD

College of Allied Health Sciences 
Nutritional Sciences
University of Cincinnati
3202 Eden Ave.
Cincinnati, Oh 45267-0394

Phone: (513)558-7506


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