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Nutrition and Dietetics, B.S.

Application Deadlines

September 15 at 5pm
March 15 at 5pm

Degree Program: Nutrition and Dietetics
Degree: B.S. (Didactic Program in Dietetics)
Program Code: BS-NDIT-ED

Department: Individual, Family & Community Education
Program: Nutrition and Dietetics


The bachelor of science in nutrition and dietetics (Didactic Program in Dietetics) at the University of New Mexico is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND), 120 South Riverside Plaza, Chicago, IL 60606-6995, 312-899-0040 Ext 5400. The curriculum leading to a bachelor of science in nutrition and dietetics is designed to provide students with the academic course work necessary to meet undergraduate requirements established by the ACEND/AND.

Following graduation, students will need additional training via a dietetic internship to become eligible for status as a registered dietitian. Contact the program office for information on the UNM Dietetic Internship. In order to be competitive for a dietetic internship, it is recommended that undergraduate students maintain a minimum GPA of 3.4 and have work experience in an area related to nutrition and dietetics.

Program Information

Application and Admission

Beginning July 1st, 2015 , all B.S. admissions application material will be submitted by interested applicants online. In the meantime, please download the PDF application packets so you can begin gathering all of the necessary information and supplemental application materials.