Beginning in fall 2019, the B.S. in Human Biology - Pre-Dietetics Concentration will offer the ideal preparation and a seamless blend into the new Integrated M.S in Nutrition and Dietetics. A combination of this B.S. and M.S. provide the optimum balance of classroom learning and supervised practice to prepare the entry-level RD/RDN. The combined B.S. and M.S. program is designed to be completed in five years and one summer.
Courses cover areas such as biology, chemistry, nutrition, human physiology, food preparation and management, food safety, psychology, sociology and counseling strategies.
Complete degree requirements and a listing of courses are available:
Application Process (Early Admission)
It is possible to gain early admission to the Integrated Master of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics. Early Admission Policies are available upon request.
Become a Registered Dietitian / Registered Dietitian Nutritionist
The Commission on Dietetic Registration, the credentialing agency for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, administers the Registration Examination for Dietitians to individuals seeking the professional distinction and credential of Registered Dietitian (RD).
Successful completion of the M.S. prepares you for the RD exam and for active membership in the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. We encourage you to talk with your faculty adviser prior to taking the RD exam to ensure you are fully prepared. You will meet with your academic advisor in the dietetics department each semester to ensure that all requirements are met.
Registered Dietitians are eligible for certification in the State of Wisconsin.
Dietetics Program Accreditation
Mount Mary’s well-respected dietetics undergraduate program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000, Chicago, Illinois 60606-6995, (800) 877-1600, ext. 5500.
The department has been approved to offer a future education model.
Some academic programs require a GPA higher than what is required for general admission to Mount Mary University. Contact your admission counselor for more information.