Dietetics and Human Nutrition
In the School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition at McGill, students with a B.Sc. from outside of Quebec may take a graduate degree in nutrition and then apply for the opportunity to take a Graduate Diploma in R.D. Credentialing, upon completion of the M.Sc. or Ph.D. program. This Diploma allows the recipient to register and practice as a dietitian in Canada and is recognized internationally. Note that this Diploma option is not open to those students with a B.Sc.
The School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition is the oldest teaching and research institution in Human Nutrition in Canada. Our primary mission is to improve human health during the life span by training future leaders in the fields of dietetics and nutritional sciences, in food safety and food security, and in global health and international nutrition. The School is home to 10.5 tenure track faculty and to 5 faculty lecturers/clinical coordinators who oversee the dietetics stage/internship placements in Canada and internationally.