How to Apply

To learn more about the application process for a degree, follow the links below to view the specific requirements and procedures. Take a tour of the University of Kentucky by visiting the Visitor Center and view the registration calendar, schedule a tour, or download a self-guided tour. 

Apply to an Undergraduate Program

Earn a Bachelor of Science in Dietetics or a Bachelor of Science in Human Nutrition.

Apply to a Dietetic Internship Program

We offer three methods to complete an accredited supervised practice program/dietetic internship in order to become eligible to sit for the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) national registry exam to earn the credential Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN). 

Apply to the Graduate Program

Earn a Master of Science in Nutrition and Food Systems that emphasizes on contemporary nutrition topics including research methods, health behavior, community programming and intervention development, food systems, and chronic disease diagnosis. 


Living-Learning Opportunity

DHN is part of the Interprofessional Healthcare Residential College (IHRC), a high-impact, living-learning program designed for highly-motivated students who have a passion for interprofessional healthcare. 

Why apply?

  • Belong: Be engaged in a community of peers with common health care interests.
  • Succeed: Increase your chances of greater academic success.
  • Lead: Utilize and enhance leadership and critical thinking skills.

Incoming Students: Interested students can apply for the IHRC on your online UK Housing application. Apply now!