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Didactic Program in Dietetics

24 months
27938 USD/year
27938 USD/year
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The Didactic Program in Dietetics program of Bastyr University is designed to fulfill the academic and competency requirements for registered dietitian eligibility. The program allows students to complete a didactic program while pursuing a master's in nutrition.


There are many ways to turn your passion for food and nutrition into a fulfilling profession. Through a hands-on curriculum and holistic education, the Didactic Program in Dietetics program of Bastyr University gives you the training you need to feel confident in pursuing a successful career in nutrition.

Career Opportunities

This degree program prepares students to be eligible to apply for ACEND-accredited supervised practice programs. The successful completion of a supervised practice program, in turn, supports eligibility to sit for the registration examination for dietitians.

  • Registered Dietitian Nutritionist in a vast number of clinical settings such as private practice, hospitals, eating disorder treatment centers, rehabilitation and addiction centers, and more.
  • Public health programs and administration
  • Corporate wellness
  • Food and nutrition consulting and writing
  • Future academic career in a university, administrative, government or public health setting
  • Research in a clinical or laboratory environment

Programme Structure

Courses offered:
  • Biostatistics
  • Research Methods in Health Sciences
  • Advanced Nutrition: Macronutrients
  • Nutrition in the Life Cycle
  • Disease Processes
  • Nutrition Assessment and Therapy

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


78 alternative credits


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Academic requirements

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college/university. 
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 in undergraduate degree required to be considered for admission.
  • An application
  • Application fee
  • Letters of recommendation (when required)
  • Documentation of sufficient funds
  • An official evaluation of your transcripts, sent directly from a foreign credential evaluation service
  • A current photograph
  • A copy of your passport
  • All applicants for whom English is a second language must present evidence of proficiency in the English language

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27938 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27938 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    27938 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27938 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Kenmore

1355 - 2257 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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