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NMC Transfer Guide - MTA

To: Eastern Michigan University - Main Campus

Program: Dietetics

Eastern Michigan University's Coordinated Program in Dietetics (CPD) is one of only two fully accredited programs in the State of Michigan. Registered Dietitians work with people of all ages to treat and prevent disease. Dietitians are employed in a variety of settings, including community agencies, acute care, long-term care, schools, home health care, business and industry, private practice, research and education. The program is available entirely online or on EMU's main campus.

Admission Criteria

  1. The Dietetics program is a second admission program, meaning admission to the University is not a guarantee of entry into the dietetics program.
  2. Dietetics Program website
  3. Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75
  4. Junior standing achieved by completing 56 or more transferable credit hours.
  5. Some of the prerequisites are not available at NMC, therefore its essential for you to contact EMU's College of Heath and Human Services Advising Center at (734) 487-0918.
  6. Application deadline is January 15th for consideration for entrance the following fall semester.
  7. The courses listed below will complete the MTA agreement and include classes required for admission to the Dietetics program.
  8. A student whose community college transcript is certified as "MTA satisfied" will be required to fulfill only two requirements that are part of EMU’s general education program:
    • One approved course in Global Awareness or U.S. Diversity.
      • The following courses would fulfill this requirement in the Humanities area: ENG 245, ENG 263, ENG 271, HST 211. The following courses would fulfill this requirement in the Social Science area: ANT 113, GEO 109, PLS 132, PSY 212.
      • The following Humanities area classes would fulfill this requirement ONLY if taken prior to transferring to EMU: ENG 242, HST 212, HST 213, HUM 116. The following Social Science classes would fulfill this requirement ONLY if taken prior to transferring to EMU: PLS 211, SOC 220.
    • A Learning beyond the Classroom (LBC) course or experience completed at EMU.
    • One Writing Intensive course in the student's major.

Basic Requirements

Completion of the Basic requirements, as listed, at NMC will fulfill the general requirements at EMU. Upon request at NMC Records and Registration Office, a statement will be placed on your transcript, "MICHIGAN TRANSFER AGREEMENT (MTA) SATISFIED".

Required Classes

Academic Area




ENG 111 English Composition


ENG 112 English Composition




Select 2 courses representing 2 departments from Group 1 Humanities list »


Natural Science


BIO 110 Essential Biology (or BIO 109, Principles of Life Science if completed prior to Fall 2012)


BIO 208 Microbiology


BIO 220 Nutrition in Human Health


CHM 150 General Chemistry I


Social Science


PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology


PSY 211 Developmental Psychology


Select an additional course from a department other than Psychology from the Group 1 Social Science list »




MTH 131 Intro to Probability & Statistics


Major And Additional Requirements

Required Classes



COM 111 Public Speaking


HAH 101 Medical Terminology


Northwestern Michigan College does not assume final responsibility for the accuracy of information on this guide. The final responsibility for the successful transfer of classes suggested on this guide rests with you and the institution you plan to transfer to. It is strongly recommended that you visit the institution as early in your academic career (prior to transfer) as possible.

Updated: Spring 2015

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