Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD)

At this moment, the Nutrition and Dietetics Program offers one (1) Bachelor of Science degree program of study in Nutrition and Dietetics, which may result in credentials to Become a Registered Dietitian-Nutritionist (RDN), by following the steps outlined below under the topic.  This program of study may be entered through:

  1. Application as a first-time university, or new student
  2. Reclassification from another major
  3. Transfer within the UPR system or from a private university
  4. Application as a second-time university student (post-graduate) pursuing a second (or additional) degree

Without exception, students in the process of being classified into the Program will only be allowed to enroll in a maximum of 11 credits of concentration courses (NUTR) and require the prior approval of the Director of the Nutrition and Dietetics Program and the Assistant Dean of Student Affairs of the College of Natural Sciences. Specific courses and sections are subject to availability and the students’ prior approval of established prerequisites.

Please refer to the following frequently asked questions for more information: Preguntas Más Frecuentes