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Faculty of Community Services

Admissions for Dietetics (PMDip)

Achieve the Integrated Competencies for Dietetic Education and Practice via classroom and practicum courses offered through partnerships with St. Michael's Hospital and North York General Hospital. 

Admission requirements

To be considered for admission to Ryerson’s Professional Master's Diploma in Dietetics, you must meet the minimum program requirements:

1. You must be eligible to study in Canada and have graduated from a Dietitians of Canada or Partnership for Dietetic Education and Practice accredited Canadian undergraduate nutrition program:

  • Within the past three years*
  • With a minimum B average (3.0/4.33) in the last two years of study (20 courses)
  • With a minimum of B (or equivalent) final grade in: an intermediate or senior level research methods course (or equivalent); public health policy (or equivalent); interpersonal/professional communications; a senior nutritional management of disease course; physiology (where two 1-term courses are taken, the final grades are averaged)

*If you graduated from an accredited Canadian undergraduate program more than three years ago (from convocation date to application deadline), you must:

  • Contact the accredited Canadian undergraduate program from which you graduated
  • Request an academic assessment  
  • Complete the courses specified on the assessment prior to applying to this program

​2. This program is open to qualified applicants who wish to become registered dietitians. It is not open to individuals who are/have been dietitians in Canada or elsewhere.


3. If you completed your education outside Canada please see Educated outside of Canada? or contact Dietitians of Canada

How to apply

Admission is highly competitive and is restricted to graduates of accredited Canadian undergraduate nutrition/dietetics programs.

Applications are submitted through the Dietitians of Canada Internship Application process.

Through this process, you can apply to the Dietetics (PMDip) at North York General Hospital and/or St. Michael’s Hospital.