State Requirements for Nutrition and Dietitian Fields

Dietetic Internship (DI)

You’ve met the minimum education requirements … With your bachelor’s or master’s degree program and the required DPD coursework out of the way, now ACEND (Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics) just requires that you gain at least 1200 hours of supervised pre-professional experience as the last step before being eligible to take the Registration Examination for Dietitians.
This period of experience could take the form of a traditional Dietitian Internship (DI), a Coordinated Program (CP) or an Individualized Supervised Practice Pathway (ISPP) – all of which fulfill the experience requirement:

  • ACEND-Accredited DI – Often referred to as a “traditional DI program,” this is a stand-alone DI program that you take after completing your DPD and bachelor’s degree.
  • ACEND-Accredited Coordinated Program - Coordinated Programs (CP) combine DPD academic curriculum and a dietetic internship in a single program that integrates coursework and supervised practice. CPs may be offered at the undergraduate or graduate level, and result in meeting all the curriculum, degree and experience requirements through one program.
  • Individualized Supervised Practice Pathways (ISPPs)- Designed to address the shortage of DI placements nationwide and to give students other options to fulfill the DI requirement, ISPPs are supervised practice experiences that are tailored to the individual student’s needs. In an ISPP, you would be required to set up a supervised practice experience with a preceptor on your own. An ISPP can also take into account your previous dietetics-related work experience and give you some credit towards the ISPP.  Many students are able to coordinate a part-time job in dietetics with an ISPP, counting paid work hours towards ISPP hours. In order to qualify for an ISPP, you must meet one of the following criteria:
    • You graduated from a DPD program and hold a DPD verification statement, but you were not computer matched to a DI,

-OR-

    • You hold a doctoral degree from an accredited college/university (you do not need a DPD verification statement in this case). Depending on your educational background, you might need to take additional coursework before starting the ISPP.

All internship options – traditional, CP and ISPP – will run from eight to 24 months, and can be taken on a full- or part-time basis. There are traditional, online and distance options available for completing all three types of experience options.
You can choose a DI based upon your interests and career aspirations, matching them to the DI’s emphasis. Examples of emphases in some DI programs include, but are not limited to:

  • Medical nutrition therapy
  • Clinical nutrition
  • Research
  • Pediatric nutrition
  • Geriatric nutrition
  • Community nutrition
  • Communication
  • Leadership
  • Food systems management
  • Public health nutrition education

Finding Placement in a Traditional Dietetic Internship

ACEND-accredited DIs use the Dietetic Internship Centralized Application Services (DICAS), an online application and computerized nationwide matching service, to vet internship candidates and find placements. On your DICAS application, you’ll list all the DIs you’re interested in applying to. If an internship is available and your qualification beat out the competition, the DICAS system will match you up and reserve your spot.
Competition for Dis is fierce, as most internship programs accept a small pre-determined number of interns each year, which is why the ISPP option has become popular. Factors that will greatly influence your chances of being selected for the DI of your choice include:

  • A GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Prior experience in dietetics/nutrition (this may be paid or volunteer)
  • Getting good recommendations, usually from at least two dietetics professors and one dietetics employer
  • Writing an effective and moving personal statement telling the DI program why you want to be a Registered Dietitian and why they should choose you for their program
  • Leadership positions in extracurricular activities, highlighting anything related to the field of dietetics

Unfortunately, one thing you won’t be doing in your DI is earning a lot of money. You may receive a small stipend for your work, or some reimbursement of tuition. You will be responsible for paying tuition and fees, including but not limited to housing, transportation, textbooks, insurances, background check, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics student membership, and medical examinations/drug screening tests. Ultimately, a DI is not about earning money now, but rather preparing you for a career as an RD where you will reap the monetary benefits later.

A State-by-State Guide to ACEND-Accredited Traditional DIs and Coordinated Programs

 

The list below includes all ACEND-Accredited DIs and Coordinated Programs. If you’re looking for ISPP opportunities, you’ll need to pursue available work and volunteer opportunities through other channels.

Programs that offer a degree represent a CP, while those that don’t represent a traditional post-degree internship.

Alabama

  • Alabama State Department of Education
    • Placements: Statewide
    • Degree offered: none
    • Emphasis: Food systems management in child nutrition programs
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics with an A-/B+ average
      • Hold prior foodservice experience
      • Have recommendations from two professors and one employer
      • Pass the GRE
      • Possess a Serve-Safe certificate
      • Pass a fingerprint/background check
      • Immunizations
      • Pass drug test
      • Preference is given to applicants with experience working with children
      • Submit a five minute video discussing your career goals and why you want to be considered for the program
  • Oakwood University
    • Placements: Huntsville or distance option
    • Degree: Graduate Certificate
    • Emphasis: Medical nutrition therapy
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Completed the following courses with a B grade or better within the past three years:
        • Clinical Nutrition I & II (Medical Nutrition Therapy I & II)
        • Foot System Management
      • Completed the following courses with a B grade or better within the past four years:
        • Biochemistry
        • Advanced Nutrition (Macronutrient/Micronutrient/Metabolism)
      • Completed the following science courses with a B or better:
        • Anatomy and Physiology
        • Microbiology
        • General chemistry
        • Organic chemistry
      • Pass the Oakwood prequalifying exam with a grade of at least 75%
      • Acceptance into Oakwood University
  • Samford University
    • Placements: Birmingham or distance option
    • Degree program: optional Master of Science in Nutrition or Master of Public Health
    • Emphasis: Community and public health nutrition education
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics from within the past five years
      • Cumulative GPA of 3.0
      • GPA within major courses of 3.2
      • GPA within science courses of 2.75
      • GRE scores within past five years:
        • Verbal: 153
        • Quantitative: 144
        • Analytical: 4.0
      • 150 hours of dietetics-related work experience (volunteer or paid)
      • Be a native English speaker or pass the TOEFL
      • If applying for optional master’s programs, apply to Samford University Graduate School

 

  • University of Alabama at Birmingham
    • Placements: Birmingham area
    • Degree program: Master of Science in Nutrition Sciences, Clinical Track
    • Emphasis: Health promotion/disease prevention
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Cumulative GPA of 3.0
      • MAT or GRE scores within past five years:
        • GRE Combined verbal and quantitative: 297
        • GRE Writing Assessment Test: 3.5
        • MAT score: 410
      • Be a native English speaker or pass the TOEFL
      • Apply to University of Alabama at Birmingham Graduate School


Alaska

  • University of Alaska Anchorage
    • Placements: rural Alaska, Anchorage and Fairbanks
    • Degree: graduate credit
    • Emphasis: Alaska native culture and health care delivery system
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree from accredited college/university
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Must be a UAA Dietetics Major in the graduate program with a graduation date during the current academic year
      • 3.0 cumulative GPA
      • Pass background check
      • ServSafe certification
      • CPR certification
      • Professional liability insurance
      • Health insurance
      • Current immunizations
      • Pass a medical terminology course


Arizona

  • Arizona State University- Offers three programs:
    • Degree program: Master of Science in Human Nutrition-Research concentration
      • Placements: Phoenix area
      • Emphasis: Research
      • Entrance requirements:
        • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
        • Baccalaureate degree
        • Enrollment in ASU Graduate Education
        • Three letters of recommendation
        • Cumulative GPA of 3.0
        • Pass the GRE
        • Dietetic-related work or volunteer experience
        • Personal statement
    • Degree program: Master of Science in Human Nutrition- Research concentration
      • Placements: Phoenix and Prescott VA Medical Centers
      • Emphasis: Research
      • Requirements for entering- all of the above requirements, plus:
        • Complete application by September 25
        • Indicate your preference for internship location- Phoenix or Prescott VA
    • Non-degree track- Wellness concentration
      • Placements: Phoenix area
      • Emphasis: Wellness
      • Requirements for entering-all of the above requirements, plus:
        • Must have completed DPD at ASU within past five years
        • DPD GPA 3.0
        • Enrollment at ASU as a non-degree graduate student
  • Banner University Medical Center Tucson
    • Placements: Tucson area
    • Degree: none
    • Emphasis: Medical nutrition therapy
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition or Dietetics
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics within past five years
      • Cumulative GPA 3.0
      • DPD GPA 3.0
      • Personal statement
      • Three letters of recommendation
      • Dietetics/nutrition-related work or volunteer experience

 

  • Carondelet Health Network Dietetic Internship
    • Placements: Tucson
    • Degree program: none
    • Emphasis: Clinical nutrition
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • 500 hours of food or nutrition-related experience, paid or volunteer
      • DPD GPA 3.0
      • Pass drug test
      • Pass background check
      • Immunizations
      • TB screening
      • Flu vaccination
  • Maricopa County Department of Public Health
    • Placements: Maricopa County
    • Degree program: none
    • Emphasis: Community/public health
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Cumulative GPA of 2.8
      • Personal statement
      • Work or volunteer experience in dietetics
      • Three letters of recommendation

 

  • Southwestern Dietetic Internship
    • Placements: Phoenix and Kayenta
    • Degree: none
    • Emphasis: American Indian-Alaskan Native nutrition
    • Entrance requirements:
      • U.S. citizenship
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Cumulative GPA of 3.0
      • Three letters of reference
      • 1000 hours of nutrition-related work experience, with 300 hours in clinical nutrition or nutrition counseling, in the past five years (volunteer or paid)
      • Two-page letter stating your goals and expectations
      • Discuss three health-related problems prevalent in American Indian/Alaskan Native communities
      • If eligible for Indian Preference- include proof of tribal enrollment in a federally-recognized tribe

Arkansas

  • University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
    • Placements: Little Rock and central Arkansas
    • Degree program: post-baccalaureate certificate program with optional Master of Science in Clinical Nutrition
    • Emphasis: Medical nutrition therapy and management in dietetic practice
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Baccalaureate degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Cumulative GPA 2.7 or above
      • Combined math/science GPA 2.0 or above
      • Dietetics/nutrition GPA 3.0 or above
      • Pass the GRE
      • Submit three letters of recommendation
      • Work or volunteer experience in nutrition/dietetics
      • If applying to optional master’s program- apply to University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Graduate School
  • University of Central Arkansas
    • Placements: Conway and central Arkansas
    • Degree program: Master of Science in Nutrition/Dietetics
    • Emphasis: Community nutrition
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Complete Baccalaureate degree within past five years
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Work experience in a nutrition-related area, under the supervision of a Registered Dietitian
      • Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA
      • Preferred 3.5 cumulative GPA with 3.0 in science courses
      • GRE scores:
        • Composite: 300 (150 verbal and 150 quantitative)
        • Writing: 3
      • Enrollment in UCA graduate school
      • Serve-Safe certification
      • TB screening

California

  • California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo
    • Placements: San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara
    • Degree: graduate credit
    • Emphasis: Wellness promotion
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Overall GPA of 2.8
      • DPD GPA 3.0
      • Completion of biochemistry course in past five years
      • Completion of nutrition therapy or clinical nutrition course in last five years
      • Paid/volunteer experience in dietetics
      • Three letters of recommendation (two from DPD professors, one from dietetics supervisor)
      • Personal statement
      • Prefer leadership and participation in school organization
  • California State Polytechnic University
    • Placements: Pomona area
    • Degree: none
    • Emphasis: Medical nutrition therapy
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • 3.0 cumulative GPA
      • If completed academic requirements more than five years ago, you may satisfy requirement with two years of dietetic work experience in last five years OR 9 upper-division college or graduate-level courses in dietetics

 

  • California State University- Chico
    • Placements:  Chico and northern California
    • Degree program: Master of Science in Nutrition and Food Science
    • Emphasis: Nutrition education
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Must be a CSU Master of Science student and finished all graduate coursework
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics within past five years
      • 3.0 cumulative GPA
      • Three letters of recommendation
      • Work experience in nutrition/dietetics including 40 hours in acute or long-term care type setting
  • California State University- Fresno
    • Placements: Central San Joaquin Valley
    • Degree: none
    • Emphasis: Culturally competent health promotion and disease prevention
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics within past five years
      • 3.0 GPA on last 60 semester/90 quarter units
      • GRE scores:
  • 138 verbal required/152 recommended
        • 136 quantitative required/147 recommended
      • Prefer work or volunteer experience in dietetics
      • Three letters of recommendation (one from your DPD director)
      • Pass criminal background checks and fingerprinting
      • Pass immunization clearance
      • If not a native English speaker, TOEFL score of 560 (paper) or 241 (computer)

 

  • California State University- Long Beach
    • Placements: greater Los Angeles area
    • Degree program: Master of Science in Nutritional Science
    • Emphasis: Nutrition across the life cycle
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Cumulative GPA 3.0
      • GRE scores from last five years with at least 4 in Analytical Writing
      • If not native English speaker, pass TOEFL
      • Three letters of recommendation
      • Enrollment in Master of Science in Nutritional Science program at the university
  • California State University- Northridge
    • Placements: Northridge, San Fernando and Santa Clarita valleys
    • Degree program: Master of Science in Human Nutrition
    • Emphasis: Community, nutrition therapy
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Three letters of recommendation
      • Must be a graduate student at California State University Northridge
      • If interested in nutrition therapy track – must have previous work experience in dietetics
      • If interested in community emphasis- must be employed by a California WIC program and maintain that employment

 

  • California State University- Sacramento
    • Placements: Sacramento area
    • Degree: none
    • Emphasis: Advocacy and public policy, disease management/health promotion
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics in past five years
      • 3.0 GPA in DPD courses
      • Reliable transportation and automobile insurance
      • Prefer volunteer/work experience in nutrition/dietetics

 

  • Central Valley WIC Dietetic Internship
    • Placements: Central San Joaquin valley
    • Degree: none
    • Emphasis: Community
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics within past five years
      • 2.5 GPA on last 60 semester/90 quarter units
      • Grade of B or higher in Medical Nutrition Therapy and Advanced/Metabolic Nutrition courses
      • If not native English speaker- must pass TOEFL with score of 560 (paper), 241 (computer) or 83 (internet)
      • Three letters of recommendation – one from supervisor, one from professor
      • Must have worked for California WIC for at least six months
      • Must have reliable transportation
  • Clinica Sierra Vista
    • Placements: Kern, Fresno, and Inyo Counties
    • Degree: none
    • Emphasis: Community nutrition
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Cumulative GPA 2.8
      • Currently employed by Clinica Sierra Vista and have been employed there at least six months
      • Work, volunteer or life experience with cultural population and second language skills
      • Pass physical exam
      • Pass background check
      • Pass drug test
      • TB screening

 

  • Department of State Hospitals- Napa
    • Placements: Napa
    • Degree: none
    • Emphasis: Mental health nutrition
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics within past five years
      • 3.0 GPA in DPD coursework
      • Drug screening
      • Vaccinations
      • Pass physical exam
      • Pass background check
      • ServSafe certification
  • Golden Gate Dietetic Internship
    • Placements: Marin County
    • Degree: none
    • Emphasis: Community nutrition project leadership and management
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Cumulative GPA 2.8
      • DPD GPA 3.0
      • DPD and science courses completed with at least a C grade
      • Any course in which you received a D or F must be repeated with a grade of C or better
      • Summary of work/volunteer experience
      • Personal statement
      • Three letters of recommendation

 

  • Nutrition Ink Dietetic Internship Program
    • Placements: Banning area
    • Degree: none
    • Emphasis: Medical nutrition therapy
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor of Science in Nutrition or related degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics within the past five years
      • 3.0 Science GPA
      • 3.0 DPD GPA
      • Three letters of recommendation
      • Relevant work or volunteer experience
      • Personal statement
  • Patton State Hospital
    • Placements: Patton
    • Degree: none
    • Emphasis: General
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • 3.0 cumulative GPA
      • Personal statement
      • Three references

 

  • Public Health Foundation Enterprises
    • Placements: Los Angeles area
    • Degree: none
    • Emphasis: Community nutrition management
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Worked for the Public Health Foundation Enterprises WIC Program as a Degreed Nutritionist for at least 12 months
      • Pass a physical exam
      • Complete study guides prior to internship
  • San Diego WIC Dietetic Internship
    • Placements: San Diego County
    • Degree: none
    • Emphasis: Community nutrition management
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Must be a current California WIC employee, with a recommendation from supervisor
      • 2.5 GPA
      • Three letters of recommendation
      • Reliable transportation

 

  • San Francisco State University
    • Placements:  San Francisco Bay Area
    • Degree: none
    • Emphasis: Medical nutrition therapy
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Cumulative GPA 2.7
      • DPD GPA 3.0
      • Related work or volunteer experience
      • Three letters of recommendation
      • Personal statement
  • San Jose State University
    • Placements: San Jose area or distance Placements
    • Degree program: Master of Science in Nutritional Science
    • Emphasis: Management
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • DPD GPA of 3.0
      • Prefer work experience in nutrition or food service
      • Three letters of recommendation
      • Personal statement
      • Program is for SJSU graduates only

 

  • UC Davis Medical Center
    • Placements: Sacramento and northern California
    • Degree: none
    • Emphasis: Clinical nutrition practice within a specialized academic health system
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Academic coursework completed not more than three years prior to admission
      • DPD GPA of 3.0
      • Pass criminal background check
      • Obtain health clearance
      • Proof of visa if not a U.S. citizen
      • Proof of employment eligibility (I-9)
  • UC San Diego Health Dietetic Internship
    • Placements: San Diego County
    • Degree program: none
    • Emphasis: Nutrition therapy
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • DPD GPA of 3.0
      • Prefer work experience in nutrition or food service
      • Three letters of recommendation
      • Personal statement
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  • University of California, San Francisco Medical Center
    • Placements: San Francisco
    • Degree program: none
    • Emphasis: Nutrition therapy
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • DPD GPA of 3.0
      • Prefer work experience in nutrition or food service
      • Three letters of recommendation
      • Personal statement

 

  • VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System – offers four programs:
    • Combined VA Dietetic Internship and Master of Public Health track at the University of California-Los Angeles
      • Placements: Los Angeles
      • Emphasis: Nutrition therapy
      • Entrance requirements:
        • Bachelor’s degree
        • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
        • Submit separate application to  the university
        • Pass the GRE
        • 3.2 cumulative GPA
    • Combined VA Dietetic Internship with Optional Master of Science in Human Nutrition track at California State University-Long Beach
      • Placements: Long Beach
      • Emphasis: Nutrition therapy
      • Requirements for entering- see above
    • Combined VA Dietetic Internship with Optional Master of Science in Human Nutrition at California State University-Northridge
      • Placements: Northridge
      • Emphasis: Nutrition therapy
      • Requirements for entering- see above
    • Non-degree Dietetic Internship track
      • Placements: Greater Los Angeles area
      • Emphasis: Nutrition therapy
      • Entrance requirements:
        • Bachelor’s degree
        • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
        • 3.2 cumulative GPA
  • VA San Diego Healthcare System
    • Placements: La Jolla, Chula Vista, Escondido, Imperial Valley, Mission Valley and Oceanside
    • Degree program: none
    • Emphasis: Medical nutrition therapy
    • Requirements  for entering:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement


Colorado

  • Children’s Hospital Colorado Dietetic Internship
    • Placements: Aurora
    • Degree program: none
    • Emphasis: Adult acute care, pediatrics
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three letters of reference
  • Penrose-St. Francis Health Services
    • Placements: Colorado Springs
    • Degree program: none
    • Emphasis: Medical nutrition therapy
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Cumulative GPA of 3.0
      • Three letters of reference
      • Work experience (paid or volunteer) in dietetics preferred

 

  • Tri-County Health Department
    • Placements: Adams, Arapahoe and Douglas Counties
    • Degree program: none
    • Emphasis: Public health/community nutrition
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Three letters of reference
      • Personal statement
  • University of Northern Colorado
    • Placements: distance
    • Degree program: none (online program)
    • Emphasis: Management, nutrition education and counseling
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three letters of reference
      • Cannot accept online students from California, Florida or Massachusetts


Connecticut

  • University of Connecticut
    • Placements: Storrs
    • Degree program: none
    • Emphasis: Urban issues
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Cumulative GPA of 3.0
      • Personal statement
      • Three letters of recommendation
  • University of New Haven
    • Placements: West Haven area
    • Degree program: Master of Science in Human Nutrition
    • Emphasis: Community and wellness
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • ServSafe certification
      • 3.0 overall GPA
      • 3.2 DPD GPA
      • Personal statement
      • Three letters of recommendation
      • Apply to University of New Haven Graduate School

 

  • University of St. Joseph
    • Placements: West Hartford area
    • Degree program: optional Master of Science in Nutrition
    • Emphasis: Clinical
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition and Dietetics
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Cumulative GPA of 3.0
      • Personal statement
      • Three letters of recommendation
      • If enrolling in optional master’s program- apply to University of St. Joseph Graduate School
  • Western Connecticut Health Network Dietetic Internship
    • Placements: Danbury, New Milford, Norwalk
    • Degree program: none
    • Emphasis: Medical nutrition therapy
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Nutrition courses completed within past five years
      • Personal statement
      • Three letters of reference- one from your DPD Director
      • DPD GPA of 3.0

 

  • Yale-New Haven Hospital
    • Placements: New Haven area
    • Degree program: none, optional Master of Science in Human Nutrition
    • Emphasis: Clinical, nutrition support
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better
      • Life/work experience in dietetics preferred
      • Personal statement
      • Three letters of reference
      • Enroll in graduate school (if pursuing optional MS program)

Delaware

  • University of Delaware
    • Placements: distance
    • Degree program: online program, optional Master of Science in Nutrition
    • Emphasis: Community nutrition
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Medical nutrition therapy course completed within the past four years
      • Biochemistry course completed within the past five years
      • Cumulative GPA of 2.75
      • 2.75 GPA in professional courses
      • Recent relevant work experience (paid or volunteer)
      • Can only accept graduates of these programs
      • If applying to Master’s program, apply to University of Delaware Graduate School

District of Columbia
No ACEND-accredited dietetic internship programs at this time

Florida

  • Anne Brezina Dietetic Internship Program
    • Placements: Tampa
    • Degree program: none
    • Emphasis: Application of evidence-based practices in the VA
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Cumulative GPA of 3.2
      • U.S. citizenship required
      • Personal statement
      • Three letters of recommendation (one should be academic, one work-related)
  • Bay Pines VA Healthcare Center
    • Placements: Bay Pines
    • Degree program: Masters of Public Health in Nutrition and Dietetics
    • Emphasis: Nutrition therapy
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics within the past five years
      • GRE scores from the past five years
      • Cumulative GPA of 3.0
      • Work and volunteer experience in dietetics
      • Extracurricular activities related to dietetics
      • Three letters of recommendation
      • Personal statement
      • Enroll in University of South Florida College of Public Health as a graduate student in their Master of Public Health in Nutrition and Dietetics program

 

  • Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
    • Placements: Tallahassee area
    • Degree program: none
    • Emphasis: School foodservice and child nutrition programs
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Two letters of recommendation
      • Cumulative GPA of 3.0
      • Pass physical exam
      • Current medical liability, health and automobile insurance
      • Pass background investigation/pre-employment screening
  • Florida Department of Health Pasco County
    • Placements: Pasco County, Duval County, Miami-Dade County, Palm Beach County
    • Degree program: none
    • Emphasis: Community
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics within the past five years
      • One year of work/volunteer experience as a current State of Florida Department of Health nutrition employee/volunteer for a Florida WIC and/or Florida Public Health Nutrition Program
      • 3.0 cumulative GPA

 

  • Florida Hospital
    • Placements: Orlando
    • Degree program: none
    • Emphasis: Clinical dietetics
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three letters of reference (one from DPD Director, one from an employer)
      • Work/volunteer history in dietetics
  • Florida International University
    • Placements: Miami area
    • Degree program: Master of Science in Dietetics and Nutrition
    • Emphasis: Research
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics within the past five years
      • Cumulative GPA 3.0
      • Personal statement
      • Must be enrolled in Florida International University Graduate School and have completed all MS course requirements by start of DI
      • Two letters of recommendation
      • Pass background check and fingerprinting

 

  • Florida State University
    • Placements: Tallahassee area
    • Degree programs: Master of Science in Exercise Physiology (major in Sports Nutrition) or Master of Science in Nutrition and Food Science (major in Food Science, Nutrition Science, and Nutrition Education and Health Promotion
    • Emphasis: Clinical nutrition, sports nutrition
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Be accepted into one of the Master of Science programs in the Department of Nutrition, Food and Exercise Sciences at FSU
      • Personal statement
      • Three letters of recommendation (one from DPD director, one from DPD instructor and one from former employer)
  • Keiser University Distance Dietetic Internship
    • Placements: distance
    • Degree program: Master of Science in Nutrition (online program)
    • Emphasis: Community nutrition
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Apply to Keiser University Graduate School in the Master of Science in Nutrition program
      • Two letters of recommendation  (for graduate school admission)
      • GRE scores of 1350 (composite) or MAT score of 40th percentile
      • Cumulative GPA of 3.0
      • Personal statement
      • Three letters of recommendation (dietetic internship related)

 

  • Larkin Community Hospital
    • Placements: South Miami
    • Degree program: none
    • Emphasis: Clinical nutrition
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Cumulative GPA 3.2
      • Relevant work and volunteer experience
      • Three letters of recommendation (one from professor of a nutrition-related class, another from a nutrition employer)
      • Critical thinking skills (will be given a test)
      • Personal statement
  • Mayo Clinic-Florida
    • Placements: Jacksonville
    • Degree program: none
    • Emphasis: Clinical nutrition
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree in nutrition, food science or dietetics
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Three letters of recommendation
      • Personal statement

 

  • Sarasota County Schools
    • Placements: Sarasota County
    • Degree program: none
    • Emphasis: Foodservice systems management
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree in nutrition or dietetics
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three letters of recommendation
      • Cumulative GPA of 2.75
      • Pass background/fingerprint check
      • Verification of health status and immunizations
  • University of Florida
    • Placements: Gainesville, Alachua County, Marion County, Clay County, Deland, Ocala, Winter Park, Lakeland, Lake City, Live Oak, Tampa, Leesburg, Jacksonville, Orlando, St. Petersburg
    • Degree program: Master of Science in Dietetics-Nutrition Education and Wellness Concentration
    • Emphasis: Nutrition education and wellness
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Apply to University of Florida Graduate School in the Master of Science in Dietetics program
      • Personal statement
      • Three letters of recommendation

 

  • University of North Florida
    • Placements: Jacksonville, Duval County
    • Degree program: Masters of Science in Health, emphasis in Nutrition
    • Emphasis: Applied evidence-based practice
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Cumulative GPA 3.0
      • GRE score of 1000 (cumulative verbal and quantitative) or 298 (new scoring system) with a 3 on the writing portion
      • Apply to University of North Florida Graduate School in the Master of Science in Health program
      • Personal statement
      • Three letters of recommendation
  • University of South Florida
    • Placements: Tampa area
    • Degree program: Master’s in Public Health, concentration in Nutrition and Dietetics
    • Emphasis: Public health/community nutrition
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Apply to USF’s Master of Public Health program
      • Three letters of recommendation (two academic, one work-related)
      • Personal statement

Georgia

  • Augusta University Dietetic Internship
    • Placements: Augusta area
    • Degree program: Master of Science in Allied Health-concentration in Nutrition
    • Emphasis: Clinical
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Apply to Augusta University Graduate School
      • Three letters of recommendation
      • Personal statement
      • GRE scores
  • Emory Hospitals
    • Placements: Atlanta
    • Degree program: none
    • Emphasis: Nutrition therapy
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Work and/or volunteer experience in nutrition/dietetics
      • Cumulative GPA 3.0
      • Science GPA 3.0
      • Three letters of recommendation
      • Personal statement

 

  • Georgia Department of Public Health
    • Placements: state of Georgia
    • Degree program: none
    • Emphasis: Community
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics within past five years
      • Be a full-time Department of Health employee in the Georgia WIC program with at least one year of experience
      • Letter of support from the Health Director
      • Letter of support from the Nutrition Services Director
      • Supervisor’s confirmation of job performance
      • Cumulative GPA 2.8
      • Reliable laptop computer with email and Internet service
      • Three letters of recommendation (one professor and two employers)
      • Personal statement
      • Resume/work experience
  • Georgia Southern University
    • Placements: state of Georgia  
    • Degree program: Graduate Certificate
    • Emphasis: Community nutrition, school nutrition
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics within the last 10 years
      • Cumulative GPA of 3.0
      • C average in DPD coursework
      • C average in science coursework
      • Related work and volunteer experience
      • Three letters of recommendation
      • Personal statement
      • GRE scores
      • TOEFL scores if not native English speaker
      • Must apply to Georgia Southern University College of Graduate Studies
      • Pass criminal background check

 

  • Life University
    • Placements: Marietta  area
    • Degree programs: Master of Science in Clinical Nutrition, Master of Science in Sport Health Science, or non-degree
    • Emphasis: Clinical
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Cumulative GPA of 3.0
      • Nutrition GPA of 3.25
      • Science GPA of 3.0
      • Three letters of recommendation
      • Personal statement
      • If you are seeking one of the two degree options, apply to Life University Graduate School
  • Morrison Healthcare
    • Placements:  Sandy Springs
    • Degree program: optional Master of Science in Nutrition and Food Management through University of Southern Mississippi
    • Emphasis: Clinical nutrition, healthcare food and nutrition services management, long term care
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three letters of recommendation
      • Apply online with Morrison Healthcare
      • If you are pursuing the degree option- apply online with University of Southern Mississippi
      • Physical exam
      • Current immunizations
      • Verification of malpractice insurance
      • Pass drug tests
      • Computer
      • Pass criminal background check

 

  • Southern Regional Medical Center
    • Placements: Riverdale
    • Degree program: none
    • Emphasis: Medical nutrition therapy
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Three letters of recommendation
      • Personal statement
  • University of Georgia
    • Placements: Athens and Atlanta areas
    • Degree program: Master of Science in Foods and Nutrition
    • Emphasis: Community intervention and research, medical nutrition therapy
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Apply to UGA Graduate School
      • Pass the GRE
      • Three letters of recommendation (can be submitted twice, once for graduate school application and once for DICAS application)
      • Personal statement

 

Hawaii

  • No ACEND-accredited Dietetic Internships as of February 2017

Idaho

  • Idaho State University
    • Placements: Pocatello and Meridian
    • Degree program: none
    • Emphasis: Community
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor of Science in Dietetics, Family and Consumer Sciences or Food and Nutrition
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • 3.0 Cumulative GPA
      • Personal statement
      • Three letters of recommendation

Illinois

  • Benedictine University
    • Placements: Lisle and surrounding area
    • Degree program: Master of Science in Nutrition and Wellness
    • Emphasis: Public health/community nutrition
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • 3.0 cumulative GPA
      • 3.2 DPD GPA
      • GRE scores above 30th percentile
      • Personal statement
      • Three letters of recommendation
      • Acceptance into Benedictine University Graduate School (Master of Science in Nutrition and Wellness program)
  • Bradley University
    • Placements: Peoria area
    • Degree program: Master of Science in Family and Consumer Sciences
    • Emphasis: Wellness
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three letters of recommendation
      • 3.0 cumulative GPA
      • GRE scores
      • Admission to Bradley University Graduate School

 

  • Eastern Illinois University
    • Placements: Mattoon, Effingham, Urbana, Danville, Jacksonville, Decatur, Springfield
    • Degree program: Master of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics
    • Emphasis: Nutrition education
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Medical screening/physical exam
      • Liability insurance
      • Acceptance into Eastern Illinois University graduate school and the Master of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics program
      • Two letters of recommendation
      • Personal statement
  • Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital
    • Placements: Hines
    • Degree program: none
    • Emphasis: Medical nutrition therapy
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • 3.0 cumulative GPA
      • 3.3 DPD GPA
      • 3.3 Science GPA
      • Personal statement
      • Three letters of recommendation (two from professors, one from employer)
      • Work/volunteer experience in the field
      • Interview

 

  • Illinois State University
    • Placements:  Normal and surrounding area
    • Degree program: Master of Science in Family and Consumer Sciences
    • Emphasis: Leadership and project management
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three letters of recommendation (two from professors, one from employer)
      • Acceptance into Illinois State University Graduate School/MS in Family and Consumer Sciences program)
  • Ingalls Memorial Hospital
    • Placements: Harvey
    • Degree program: none
    • Emphasis: Medical dietetics, wellness nutrition
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • 3.0 cumulative GPA
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
  • Loyola University Chicago
    • Placements: statewide
    • Degree programs: Optional Master of Science in Dietetics, optional Master of Science in Nursing
    • Emphasis: Public health nutrition
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three letters of recommendation
      • Apply to Loyola Graduate School if pursuing optional MS degree

 

  • Northern Illinois University
    • Placements: DeKalb. Rockford, Chicago
    • Degree program: Master of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics
    • Emphasis: Community nutrition and health promotion
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • 2.75 cumulative GPA
      • 3.0 major GPA
      • 2.75 Science GPA
      • Personal statement
      • Three letters of recommendation
      • 150 hours  dietetics work experience (paid or volunteer)
      • GRE scores
      • Acceptance into NIU Graduate School/Master of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics program
  • OSF St. Francis Medical Center
    • Placements: Peoria
    • Degree program: none
    • Emphasis: Community, medical nutrition therapy
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • 2.8 cumulative GPA
      • U.S. citizen
      • Personal statement
      • Three letters of recommendation
      • Skype interview

 

  • Rush University Medical Center-
    • Placements: Chicago
    • Degree program: Master of Science in Clinical Nutrition
    • Emphasis: Clinical nutrition
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Cumulative GPA of 3.0
      • Three references
      • Personal statement
      • GRE scores from within past five years (above 50th percentile)
      • Admission into the Dietetic Internship is automatic admission into the Master of Science Clinical Nutrition Program at RU)
  • Southern Illinois University Carbondale
    • Placements: across Illinois; plus St. Louis, MO; Evansville, IN; Paducah, KY
    • Degree program: Master of Science in Food and Nutrition
    • Emphasis: Community nutrition
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree completed within last 10 years
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • 3.0 Cumulative GPA
      • GRE score 300 or above taken in past five years
      • Dietetic related experience (work or volunteer)
      • Leadership/participation in extracurricular activities
      • Three letters of recommendation (two from professors and one from work supervisor)
      • Personal statement
      • Enroll in Southern Illinois University Carbondale Graduate School in the Master of Science in Food and Nutrition program

 

  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    • Placements: Illinois statewide
    • Degree programs: Professional Science Master’s Degree in Food Science and Human Nutrition, Master of Science in Nutritional Science, Master of Science in Human Nutrition, Ph.D. in Nutritional Science
    • Emphasis: Research
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Acceptance into the school’s Graduate Program
      • Personal statement
      • Three letters of recommendation
      • Current immunizations
      • Cumulative GPA 3.0 or better
      • Volunteer or paid experience in nutrition/dietetics
      • Health insurance
      • Vehicle liability insurance
      • Practice liability insurance
      • TB screening

Indiana

  • Ball State University
    • Placements: Indiana statewide
    • Degree program: Master of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics
    • Emphasis: Nutrition therapy
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Complete nine hours of graduate credit before internship begins
      • 3.0 GPA
      • Personal statement
      • Three letters of recommendation
      • Acceptance into Ball State’s Graduate School
  • Indiana University
    • Placements: Indiana statewide
    • Degree program: Graduate Certificate; optional Master of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics
    • Emphasis: Foodservice systems management, nutrition therapy
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three letters of recommendation
      • Acceptance into Indiana University Graduate School if pursuing optional MS degree

Iowa

  • Iowa State University
    • Placements: statewide Iowa, nationwide, Ghana or Paris
    • Degree program: none
    • Emphasis: Technology in health promotion
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three letters of recommendation
      • 3.0 cumulative GPA
      • 3.0 DPD GPA
      • 3.0 Science GPA
      • Work and volunteer experience in nutrition/dietetics
      • Ability to manage stress
      • Ability to work independently
  • University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
    • Placements: Iowa City
    • Degree program: graduate credit
    • Emphasis: Medical nutrition therapy
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • GRE scores
      • Work/volunteer experience in nutrition/dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references

 

Kansas

  • University of Kansas Medical Center
    • Placements:  Kansas City
    • Degree program: Graduate Certificate
    • Emphasis: Medical nutrition therapy
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • GRE scores
      • 3.0 cumulative GPA
      • Background check
      • Work/volunteer experience in nutrition/dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references

Kentucky

  • Murray State University
    • Placements: statewide Kentucky, Tennessee
    • Degree program: graduate credit
    • Emphasis: Nutrition therapy
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • 3.5 cumulative GPA
      • 3.4 DPD GPA
      • GRE scores of 145 on verbal and quantitative, 4 on written (within past three years)
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • Health insurance
      • Professional liability insurance
      • Admission to MSU Graduate School is required for all DI students
  • University of Kentucky
    • Placements: Kentucky statewide
    • Degree program: optional Master of Science in Nutrition and Food Systems
    • Emphasis: Foodservice systems management
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • GRE scores
      • Admittance to UK Graduate School (regardless of whether you are pursuing MS degree-this is a requirement for the DI)

 

  • University of Kentucky Health Care
    • Placements: Lexington and rural Kentucky
    • Degree program: none
    • Emphasis: Clinical nutrition
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • 3.2 cumulative GPA
      • 3.2 DPD GPA
      • 3.2 science GPA
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • Work/volunteer experience in nutrition/dietetics
  • Western Kentucky University
    • Placements: Kentucky statewide
    • Degree program: Graduate Certificate in Dietetic Practice
    • Emphasis: Community Nutrition
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • GRE scores (144 verbal, 142 quantitative, within last five years)
      • 3.0 cumulative GPA
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • Acceptance into WKU Graduate School

 

Louisiana

  • Louisiana Tech University
    • Placements: Ruston, Shreveport and Alexandria
    • Degree program: Master of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics
    • Emphasis: Medical nutrition therapy
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Cumulative GPA 2.85
      • GRE score 290 (quantitative and verbal)
      • Admission to Louisiana Tech Graduate School degree program
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • Resume
  • McNeese State University
    • Placements: Louisiana statewide
    • Degree program: Master of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics
    • Emphasis: Nutrition therapy and health promotion
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • 3.0 cumulative GPA
      • 3.0 DPD GPA
      • GRE scores of 146 verbal and 140 quantitative
      • Three references
      • Personal statement
      • Acceptance to McNeese Graduate School

 

  • North Oaks Medical Center
    • Placements: Hammond
    • Degree program: none
    • Emphasis: Foodservice systems management, medical nutrition therapy
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Cumulative GPA 2.8
      • DPD GPA 3.0
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • Interview
  • Southern University and A&M College
    • Placements: Louisiana statewide
    • Degree program: none, graduate credit
    • Emphasis: Community nutrition
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • 3.0 cumulative GPA
      • 3.2 DPD GPA
      • GRE scores of 208 (combined verbal and quantitative)
      • Work or volunteer experience in nutrition/dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references

 

  • Tulane University
    • Placements: New Orleans area
    • Degree program: none
    • Emphasis: Community
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • Work/volunteer experience in nutrition/dietetics

Maine

  • University of Maine
    • Placements: Maine statewide
    • Degree programs: Master of Science in Food Science and Human Nutrition, Ph.D. in Food and Nutrition Sciences
    • Emphasis: Nutrition services and professional advocacy
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Cumulative GPA 3.0
      • Science GPA 3.0
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • Leadership ability
      • Work/volunteer experience
      • Admission to UM Graduate School

Maryland

  • Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
    • Placements: Baltimore area
    • Degree program:  none
    • Emphasis: Nutrition therapy
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Criminal background check
      • Drug screening
      • TB test
      • Proof of immunizations
      • Physical exam
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
  • National Institutes of Health
    • Placements: Bethesda area
    • Degree program: none
    • Emphasis: Clinical nutrition research
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Cumulative GPA 3.3
      • DPD GPA 3.3
      • 400 hours of work/volunteer experience in nutrition/dietetics/research in past five years
      • Personal statement
      • Three references

 

  • University of Maryland College Park
    • Placements: Metropolitan Baltimore- DC area
    • Degree program: none
    • Emphasis: Communication and information technology management
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • 3.0 cumulative GPA
      • 3.0 DPD GPA
      • Paid or unpaid experience in food, nutrition or dietetic setting
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
  • University of Maryland Eastern Shore
    • Placements: Wicomico, Caroline and Dorchester counties
    • Degree program: none, graduate credit
    • Emphasis: Diabetes
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • 3.0 cumulative GPA
      • 3.0 science GPA
      • Three letters of recommendation
      • Personal statement

 

  • University of Maryland Medical Center
    • Placements: Baltimore
    • Degree program: none
    • Emphasis: Nutrition therapy
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Cumulative GPA 3.0
      • Three references
      • Personal statement
      • Work/volunteer experience in nutrition/dietetics

Massachusetts

  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    • Placements: Boston area
    • Degree program: none
    • Emphasis: Nutrition therapy
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree (at least six credits in dietetics taken within last three years)
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Cumulative GPA 3.0
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • Resume listing work experience
  • Boston University/Sargent College
    • Placements: Boston, Brockton, Newton, Quincy, Lowell, Beverly, Concord, Worcester
    • Degree program: Master of Science in Nutrition
    • Emphasis: Medical nutrition therapy
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree (at least six credits in dietetics taken within last three years)
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • GRE scores
      • Acceptance into Boston University Graduate School
      • Personal statement
      • Three recommendations

 

  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
    • Placements: Boston
    • Degree program: none
    • Emphasis: Clinical nutrition
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree (at least six credits in dietetics taken within last three years)
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Cumulative GPA 3.2
      • DPD GPA 3.2
      • Science GPA 3.0
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
  • Frances Stern Nutrition Center
    • Placements: Boston area
    • Degree program: Master of Science in Dietetics
    • Emphasis: clinical nutrition
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree (at least six credits in dietetics taken within last three years)
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • 3.0 cumulative GPA
      • GRE scores
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • Acceptance into Tufts University Graduate School

 

  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    • Placements: Boston
    • Degree program: none
    • Emphasis: Clinical, management
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three letters of reference
  • Mount Auburn Hospital
    • Placements: Cambridge and Boston
    • Degree program: none
    • Emphasis: Nutrition therapy
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three letters of reference
      • Cumulative GPA 3.2
      • Work experience in dietetics

 

  • Priority Nutrition Care
    • Placements: metro Boston area
    • Degree program: none
    • Emphasis: Business, management of food and nutrition
    • Requirement for entering:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three letters of reference
      • Criminal background check
      • Drug screening
      • U.S. citizenship
      • Cumulative GPA 3.0
      • 400 hours of work/volunteer experience in dietetics over past five years
  • Simmons College
    • Placements: Boston area
    • Degree program: optional Master of Science in Nutrition and Health Promotion
    • Emphasis: Community nutrition, health promotion and wellness
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three letters of reference
      • Supplemental video
      • Apply to graduate school if seeking MS option

 

  • University of Massachusetts, Amherst
    • Placements: Amherst, Boston, Springfield, Sutton, Hatfield, Berkshire
    • Degree program: optional Master of Public Health
    • Emphasis: Health promotion/disease promotion
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Completion of a course in diet therapy, nutrition in disease or medical nutrition therapy within the past three years
      • Cumulative GPA 3.0
      • Work/volunteer experience in nutrition/dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • Admission to graduate school if pursuing MPH option
  • Wellness Workdays
    • Placements: distance
    • Degree programs: optional Master of Science in Nutrition and Health Promotion from Simmons College or Master of Science in Exercise and Sports Science, Master of Science in Community Health Education or Master of Science in Health and Wellness Management from Merrimack College
    • Emphasis: Communications, sports nutrition, work site wellness and health promotion
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • 3.0 GPA
      • Apply to graduate schools if pursuing MS option


Michigan

  • Andrews University
    • Placements: St Joseph, MI; Grand Rapids, MI; Fort Worth, TX; Columbus, GA; Goshen, IN; South Bend, IN; La Porte, IN; Kettering, OH; Hinsdale, IL; Tavares, FL; Daytona Beach, FL; Franklin, OH
    • Degree programs: Graduate certificate
    • Emphasis: Medical nutrition therapy
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • Cumulative GPA 3.0
  • Beaumont Health System
    • Placements: Royal Oak
    • Degree programs: none, Graduate Certificate
    • Emphasis: Medical nutrition therapy
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • 3.2 GPA
      • Paid or volunteer related work experience

 

  • Central Michigan University
    • Placements: Alma, Bay City, Flint, Marquette, Midland, Mt. Pleasant, Saginaw, and Marquette
    • Degree program: none, graduate credit
    • Emphasis: Medical dietetics/medical nutrition therapy
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • Cumulative GPA of 3.0
      • DPD GPA of 3.0
  • Harper University Hospital
    • Placements: Detroit
    • Degree programs: none
    • Emphasis: Medical nutrition therapy
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references

 

  • Henry Ford Hospital
    • Placements: Detroit
    • Degree program: None
    • Emphasis: Nutrition therapy
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • 3.0 GPA
      • Prior work experience in community nutrition, food service etc. (40 hours)
  • Hurley Medical Center
    • Placements: Flint
    • Degree program: None
    • Emphasis: Nutrition therapy
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • 3.0 GPA
      • DPD GPA 3.0

 

  • Michigan State University
    • Placements: Lansing, Grand Rapids, Muskegon or Macomb County
    • Degree program: Graduate certificate
    • Emphasis: Community education
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • Current Michigan State University students in a DPD program and current MSU graduate students who have completed DPD program get top priority when applying
      • 3.0 GPA
      • Pass a proficiency exam (medical terminology)
  • University of Michigan
    • Placements: southeast Michigan
    • Degree program: none
    • Emphasis: Community
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Must have completed 24 hours towards a Master’s Degree in Nutrition
      • Cumulative GPA 3.5
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • Related work or volunteer experience

 

  • University of Michigan Hospitals
    • Placements: Ann Arbor
    • Degree program: none
    • Emphasis: Clinical nutrition, pediatric clinical nutrition
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
  • Western Michigan University
    • Placements: St. Joseph, Kalamazoo, Battle Creek, Grand Rapids, Muskegon, Bangor, Holland
    • Degree program: Graduate credit
    • Emphasis: Sustainable food systems
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • 3.0 GPA
      • Apply to Western Michigan Univ Graduate School

 

Minnesota

  • Concordia College
    • Placements: Moorhead and surrounding area
    • Degree program: Master of Science in Nutrition
    • Emphasis: Leadership
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • Grade of C or higher in advanced nutrition, anatomy and physiology, and biochemistry undergraduate courses
      • Completed statistics course (graduate or undergraduate) within last five years
      • GRE scores of 145 on verbal and quantitative portions
      • Pass criminal background check
      • Acceptance to Concordia College Graduate School
  • Mayo Clinic-Rochester
    • Placements: Rochester
    • Degree program: none, Certificate of Completion
    • Emphasis: Nutrition therapy
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree in nutrition, food science, or dietetics
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references

 

  • Minneapolis VA Health Care System
    • Placements: Minneapolis
    • Degree program: none
    • Emphasis: Medical nutrition therapy
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • U.S. citizen
      • 3.0 cumulative GPA
  • St. Cloud Hospital Dietetic Internship
    • Placements: St. Cloud
    • Degree program: none
    • Emphasis: Medical nutrition therapy
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • 3.0 cumulative GPA
      • DPD GPA 3.0
  • University of Minnesota Dietetic Internship
    • Placements: St. Paul area
    • Degree program: none
    • Emphasis: Eating disorders, medical nutrition therapy
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • Completion of Medical Nutrition Therapy course within last three years
      • Cumulative GPA 3.1
      • DPD GPA 3.1


Mississippi

  • Gulf Coast Dietetic Internship
    • Placements: distance
    • Degree program: none
    • Emphasis: Entrepreneurship
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
  • Mississippi State University
    • Placements: Columbus, Starkville, Tupelo, Eupora
    • Degree program: none, graduate credit
    • Emphasis: Nutrition education and therapy
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • 3.0 GPA
      • DPD GPA 3.25
      • GRE scores
      • MSU Graduate School admission

 

  • University of Southern Mississippi
    • Placements: Montgomery, Hattiesburg, south central Mississippi
    • Degree program: Master of Science in Nutrition and Food Systems
    • Emphasis: Heath promotion and education
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • Acceptance into USM Graduate School
      • 2.75 GPA on last 65 undergraduate credit hours
      • 3.0 GPA on DPD coursework
      • 2.70 GPA in science courses
      • Personal interview

Missouri

  • Cox College
    • Placements: Springfield area
    • Degree program: Master of Science in Nutrition Diagnostics
    • Emphasis: Nutrition diagnostics
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor of Science degree in Dietetics or equivalent
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • 3.0 GPA
      • Resume with work experience
      • Acceptance into Cox Graduate School
  • Missouri State University
    • Placements: 110 mile radius of Springfield
    • Degree program:  Graduate Certificate
    • Emphasis: Public affairs, rural health
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • 3.0 GPA
      • GRE scores of 150 verbal, 141 quantitative, 4 writing
      • Resume with work experience and college/community activities

 

  • Saint Louis University
    • Placements: St. Louis and surrounding areas
    • Degree program: Master of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics
    • Emphasis: Culinary nutrition, geriatric nutrition, nutrition and physical performance, nutrition therapy, pediatrics, public health
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree in nutrition or related area
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • Cumulative GPA 3.0
      • Science GPA 3.0
      • DPD GPA 3.5
      • GRE scores 150 verbal and quantitative, 4 in writing
      • Acceptance into SLU graduate school
  • Saint Louis VA Medical Center
    • Placements: St. Louis
    • Degree program: none
    • Emphasis: Recognizing and reducing health disparities
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree in nutrition or related area
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • Cumulative GPA 3.3
      • Science GPA 3.3
      • U.S. citizenship

 

  • Southeast Missouri State University
    • Placements: southeast Missouri
    • Degree program: graduate credit, optional Master of Arts in Human Environmental Studies or Master of Science in Nutrition and Exercise Science
    • Emphasis: Nutrition education
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • GRE scores
      • Application to SMSU Graduate School (all students, regardless of degree status)

Montana

  • Montana State University-Bozeman
    • Placements: Bozeman, Billings, Great Falls, Helena, Kalispell, Missoula; Sheridan, WY
    • Degree program: none
    • Emphasis: Sustainable food systems
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree  (Preference given to applicants with a degree from MSU Nutrition/Dietetics)
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references



Nebraska

  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln
    • Placements: Lincoln, Omaha
    • Degree program: none, Graduate Certificate
    • Emphasis: Community health, nutrition education
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • 3.0 cumulative GPA
      • GRE scores
      • UNL graduate college admission
      • Criminal background check
  • University of Nebraska Medical Center
    • Placements: Omaha
    • Degree program: post-baccalaureate certificate, optional Master of Medical Nutrition degree
    • Emphasis: Nutrition therapy
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • 3.0 GPA
      • GRE scores

 

Nevada

  • University of Nevada-Las Vegas
    • Placements: Las Vegas area
    • Degree program: none
    • Emphasis: Clinical dietetics
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • GRE scores
  • University of Nevada-Reno
    • Placements: Reno or Las Vegas
    • Degree program: none
    • Emphasis: Nutrition therapy
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • GRE scores

New Hampshire

  • Keene State College
    • Placements: Keene area plus some distance rotations
    • Degree program: None
    • Emphasis: Community nutrition education and wellness
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • Work/volunteer experience in the field
      • 3.3 DPD GPA
  • University of New Hampshire
    • Placements: Durham, New Hampshire Seacoast area, Portsmouth, Manchester, Concord and Nashua
    • Degree program: none
    • Emphasis: Health promotion/disease prevention
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • Work and volunteer experience in the field
      • Honors, awards, certificates you hold
      • Sports and extracurricular activities in which you have participated
      • GRE scores
      • Criminal background check
      • Drug screening
      • Physical exam
      • Current immunizations

 

New Jersey

  • College of Saint Elizabeth
    • Placements: within 45 minutes of Morristown
    • Degree program: Master of Science in Nutrition
    • Emphasis: Community and public health nutrition education, entrepreneurial approaches to dietetics practice
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • Cumulative GPA 3.0
      • Work/volunteer experience in dietetics
      • Acceptance into College of Saint Elizabeth Graduate School
  • Inspira Health Network
    • Placements: Vineland, Woodbury
    • Degree program: none
    • Emphasis: Clinical dietetics
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics within last four years
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • 3.0 cumulative GPA
      • 3.2 DPD GPA

 

  • Montclair State University
    • Placements: Montclair area
    • Degree program: none
    • Emphasis: Medical nutrition therapy
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • Paid and volunteer related work experience
      • Honors and awards you have received
  • Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
    • Placements: Scotch Plains area
    • Degree program: optional Master of Science in Nutritional Sciences through Graduate School-New Brunswick
    • Emphasis: Medical nutrition therapy in clinical and community
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree with a major in nutrition, dietetics or related field
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • Cumulative GPA 3.0
      • If applying to the GSNB MS program:
        • Completion of one year of General Chemistry with lab
        • Completion of one year of Organic Chemistry plus one semester Biochemistry
        • 12 additional credits in advanced sciences
        • GRE scores
        • Submit Rutgers Univ Graduate School application

 

New Mexico

  • New Mexico State University
    • Placements: Las Cruces (130 mile radius), Alamogordo; and El Paso, TX
    • Emphasis: Community nutrition in the cooperative extension service
    • Degree program: Master of Science in Family and Consumer Sciences
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree with a major in nutrition, dietetics or related field
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • Work/volunteer experience in dietetics
      • Acceptance into NMSU Graduate School
  • University of New Mexico
    • Placements: Albuquerque, Santa Fe, Bernalillo, Los Lunas, Lovelace
    • Emphasis: Clinical
    • Degree program: optional Master of Science in Nutrition
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree with a major in nutrition, dietetics or related field
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • GPA of 3.0 in last 60 undergraduate credit hours
      • Admittance to UNM Graduate School if pursuing optional MS degree

New York

  • Brooklyn College
    • Placements: New York City
    • Degree program: none
    • Emphasis: Independent practice
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree with a major in nutrition, dietetics or related field
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics from past five years
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • Completion of 12 graduate credits in nutrition including:
        • Nutritional Aspects of Disease
        • Assessment Techniques and Nutritional Care
        • Human Pathophysiology
  • Columbia University, Teachers College
    • Placements: New York City, Westchester County, Southern Connecticut, New Jersey
    • Degree program: optional Master of Science in Nutrition and Education, Master of Science in Nutrition and Public Health, or Master of Science in Nutrition and Exercise Physiology
    • Emphasis: Nutrition education
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree with a major in nutrition, dietetics or related field
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • GRE scores
      • All students must apply to Graduate Nutrition Program (regardless of degree status)
      • Prior work/volunteer experience in dietetics/nutrition

 

  • Cornell University-Ithaca
    • Placements: Ithaca, Finger Lakes region, Rochester
    • Degree program: optional Master of Science in Nutritional Sciences- Dietetics, optional Ph.D. in Nutrition
    • Emphasis: Research
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree with a major in nutrition, dietetics or related field
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • Cumulative GPA 3.0
      • Paid/volunteer work experience
      • Acceptance into Cornell Graduate School if pursuing optional MS or Ph.D.
  • Herbert H. Lehman College
    • Placements: New York State
    • Degree program: Master of Science in Nutrition
    • Emphasis: Medical nutrition therapy
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree with a major in nutrition, dietetics or related field
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • Cumulative GPA 3.0
      • DPD GPA 3.0
      • Volunteer/work experience in dietetics
      • Acceptance into Lehman College Graduate School

 

  • Hunter College CUNY
    • Placements: New York City area
    • Degree program: optional Master of Science in Nutrition
    • Emphasis: Community and public health nutrition education
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree with a major in nutrition, dietetics or related field
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • Enrollment in Hunter College Graduate School if applying to optional MS program
  • James J. Peters Veterans Affairs Medical Center
    • Placements: Bronx
    • Degree program: optional Master of Science in Clinical Nutrition from New York University
    • Emphasis: Medical nutrition therapy
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree with a major in nutrition, dietetics or related field
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • Cumulative GPA 3.0
      • Work and volunteer experience in the field
      • Extracurricular activities related to dietetics
      • Interview
      • Enrollment in NYU Graduate School if pursuing optional MS degree

 

  • Long Island University/Post
    • Placements: Long Island, Queens
    • Degree program: Graduate Certificate program
    • Emphasis: Medical nutrition therapy and health and wellness
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree with a major in nutrition, dietetics or related field
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • 3.0 cumulative GPA
      • Complete LIU online application
  • New York-Presbyterian Hospital
    • Placements: New York City
    • Degree program: none
    • Emphasis: Nutrition therapy
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree with a major in nutrition, dietetics or related field
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references

 

  • New York University
    • Placements: New York City, Bronx, Brooklyn, New Rochelle, Stamford, CT
    • Degree program: Master of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics: Clinical Nutrition
    • Emphasis: Nutrition therapy
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree with a major in nutrition, dietetics or related field
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • Acceptance into MS program
      • Cumulative GPA 3.0
      • DPD GPA 3.0
  • Northwell Health Dietetic Internship
    • Placements: Manhasset area
    • Degree program: none
    • Emphasis: Clinical practitioner awareness
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree with a major in nutrition, dietetics or related field
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • Medical insurance
      • Professional liability insurance
      • Physical exam
      • Current immunizations
      • TB screening
      • Drug screening
      • Criminal background check
      • Become a member of the Long Island Dietetic Association
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  • Queens College-CUNY
    • Placements:
    • Degree program: Master of Science in Nutrition
    • Emphasis: Advanced community nutrition
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree with a major in nutrition, dietetics or related field
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • 3.0 cumulative GPA
      • Acceptance into the Nutrition and Exercise Sciences Graduate program

 

  • State University of New York at Oneonta
    • Placements: distance, plus New York State
    • Degree program: Master of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics
    • Emphasis: Community
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree with a major in nutrition, dietetics or related field
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • 3.0 cumulative GPA
      • Work/volunteer experience in dietetics
      • Physical exam
      • Current immunizations
  • Stony Brook University
    • Placements: 50 mile radius of Stony Brook
    • Degree program: optional Master of Science in Nutrition
    • Emphasis: Clinical/nutrition therapy
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree with a major in nutrition, dietetics or related field
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • 3.0 cumulative GPA
      • Acceptance into Stony Brook Graduate School if pursuing optional MS degree (MS students will have preference in DI selection)

 

  • Syracuse University
    • Placements: Auburn, Cortland, Canandaigua, Syracuse, Oswego, Onondaga County, Central New York, Tioga County, Rochester
    • Degree program: Certificate of Advanced Study, optional Master of Science in Nutrition Science
    • Emphasis: Program monitoring and outcomes management
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree with a major in nutrition, dietetics or related field
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • 3.0 cumulative GPA
      • 3.0 DPD GPA
      • Acceptance into Syracuse Graduate School if pursuing optional MS degree
  • The Sage Colleges
    • Placements: Albany, Troy, distance Placements
    • Degree program: optional Master of Science in Applied Nutrition, optional Master of Science in Health Services Administration
    • Emphasis: Communications
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree with a major in nutrition, dietetics or related field
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics within past four years
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • 3.0 cumulative GPA
      • 3.2 DPD GPA
      • Work/volunteer experience in nutrition/dietetics preferred
      • Distance/online program cannot accept students from the following states:
        • Alabama
        • Arkansas
        • Indiana
        • Kansas
        • Kentucky
        • Missouri
        • Montana
        • New Mexico
        • South Dakota
        • Wyoming
        • Indiana
        • Montana

 

  • University at Buffalo Dietetic Internship
    • Placements: Western New York
    • Degree program: Master of Science in Nutrition
    • Emphasis: Nutrition and community wellness
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree with a major in nutrition, dietetics or related field
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • Apply to UB graduate school
      • GRE scores

North Carolina

  • Appalachian State University
    • Placements: Appalachian region of western North Carolina
    • Degree program: Master of Science in Nutrition
    • Emphasis: Rural health
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • GRE scores
      • Application to Appalachian State Univ Grad School (acceptance into the MS program gives you preference)
  • Duke University Hospital
    • Placements: Durham
    • Degree program: none
    • Emphasis: Clinical/nutrition therapy
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • DPD GPA 3.2
      • Science GPA 3.0
      • Work/volunteer experience in nutrition/dietetics

 

  • East Carolina University
    • Placements: Fayetteville, Morehead City, Goldsboro, New Bern, Greenville, Rocky Mount, Tarboro, Whiteville, Kenansville, Wilmington, Lumberton, Wilson
    • Degree program: optional Master of Science in Nutrition
    • Emphasis: Rural health
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • 3.0 cumulative GPA
      • GRE scores in 30th percentile
      • Acceptance to graduate school if pursuing optional MS
  • Meredith College
    • Placements: 150 mile radius of Raleigh-Durham
    • Degree program: optional Master of Science in Nutrition
    • Emphasis: Leadership
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • Cumulative GPA 3.0

 

  • North Carolina Central University
    • Placements: Durham and the Research Triangle Park area
    • Degree program: none
    • Emphasis: Medical nutrition therapy
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • 3.0 cumulative GPA
      • 3.0 DPD GPA
      • 3.0 sciences GPA
      • Work/volunteer experience in nutrition/dietetics
  • Solmaz Institute Lenoir Rhyne University
    • Placements: Asheville, Western North Carolina, Hickory/Foothills region, Charlotte region, South Carolina, distance Placements
    • Degree program: optional Master of Public Health
    • Emphasis: Child/adolescent weight management
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • Cumulative GPA 2.9
      • DPD GPA 3.0
      • GRE scores of 147 in verbal, 147 in quantitative, 3.5 in writing
      • Admittance to Lenoir Rhyne Graduate School if pursuing optional MPH

 

  • University of North Carolina at Greensboro
    • Placements:
    • Degree program: Graduate Certificate
    • Emphasis: Professional and community engagement
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics within past five years
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • Current UNCG Graduate students have preference
      • Cumulative GPA 3.0
      • DPD GPA 3.0
  • Western Carolina University
    • Placements: Asheville area
    • Degree program: optional Master of Health Sciences
    • Emphasis: Nutrition education
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • DPD GPA 3.2
      • GRE scores
      • Volunteer/paid experience in nutrition/dietetics
      • Enrollment in MHS program if pursuing that option (preference is given to students enrolled in this program )

 

North Dakota

  • No ACEND-accredited Dietetic Internships as of February 2017

Ohio

  • Bowling Green State University
    • Placements: Bowling Green area, distance Placements
    • Degree program: Graduate Certificate (distance option), Master of Science in Food and Nutrition (onsite option)
    • Emphasis: Health and wellness
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • Application to BGSU Graduate College
      • GRE scores
  • Case Western Reserve University
    • Placements: Cleveland
    • Degree program: Mater of Science in Public Health Nutrition, optional Gerontology Certificate
    • Emphasis: Public health/community nutrition
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • Acceptance into CWRU Graduate School

 

  • Cleveland Clinic
    • Placements: Cleveland
    • Degree program: optional Master of Science in Nutrition through Case Western Reserve University
    • Emphasis: Clinical nutrition
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • 3.0 cumulative GPA
      • Work/volunteer experience in nutrition/dietetics
  • Kent State University
    • Placements: state of Ohio
    • Degree program: Master of Science in Nutrition
    • Emphasis: Leadership
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • Cumulative GPA 3.0
      • Work/volunteer experience in nutrition/dietetics
      • Acceptance to Kent State Graduate School

 

  • Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center
    • Placements: Cleveland
    • Degree program: Master of Science in Nutrition with Case Western University
    • Emphasis: Research processes and applications
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • 3.0 cumulative GPA
      • Work or volunteer experience in nutrition/dietetics
  • MetroHealth Medical Center
    • Placements: Cleveland
    • Degree program: none
    • Emphasis: Clinical nutrition
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • 2.5 cumulative GPA
      • 2.5 DPD GPA
      • Work/volunteer experience in nutrition/dietetics
      • Volunteer leadership/extracurricular activities preferred

 

  • Miami University
    • Placements: Oxford area
    • Degree program: Master of Science in Exercise and Health Science
    • Emphasis: Community nutrition
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • Cumulative GPA 3.0
      • Work/life experience in nutrition/dietetics
      • Acceptance into MU Graduate School
  • Miami Valley Hospital
    • Placements: Dayton
    • Degree program: none
    • Emphasis: Nutrition sciences in the acute care setting
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • Hospital application fee

 

  • Ohio University
    • Placements: Athens area
    • Degree program: Master of Science in Food and Nutrition
    • Emphasis: Community wellness
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • 2.7 cumulative GPA
      • 3.0 GPA on final 90 undergraduate credit hours
      • Acceptance into Ohio University Graduate School
  • The Ohio State University
    • Placements: across Ohio
    • Degree program: none
    • Emphasis: Personalized nutrition and counseling
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • Cumulative GPA 2.8
      • Work/volunteer experience in nutrition/dietetics

 

  • The Ohio State University College of Medicine
    • Placements:  Columbus area
    • Degree program: Master of Science in Clinical Nutrition
    • Emphasis: Medical nutrition therapy; sports nutrition
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • Cumulative GPA 3.0
      • C or better in all undergraduate science courses
      • GRE scores
      • Dietetic-related work or volunteer experience
      • Graduate school acceptance
  • University Hospitals Case Medical Center
    • Placements: Cleveland
    • Degree program: optional Master of Science in Nutrition with Case Western Reserve University
    • Emphasis: Research processes and applications
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references

 

Oklahoma

  • Oklahoma State University
    • Placements: Oklahoma City, Tulsa, Stillwater, Enid
    • Degree program: Master of Science in Nutrition
    • Emphasis: Nutrition research
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • Work/volunteer experience in nutrition
      • GRE scores
      • Acceptance into OSU Graduate College
      • Background check
  • University of Central Oklahoma
    • Placements: Oklahoma City metro area
    • Degree program: optional Master of Science in Nutrition and Food Management
    • Emphasis: Health and wellness
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • 3.0 GPA in final 87 hours of undergraduate coursework
      • GRE scores of 300 combined verbal and quantitative and not below 150 either section; and 4 on writing section
      • Enrollment in UCO Graduate School if pursuing optional MS degree
      • Pass drug screening test
      • Pass background check

 

  • University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
    • Placements: Oklahoma City, Tulsa
    • Degree program: Graduate Certificate
    • Emphasis: Community, nutrition focused outcomes
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • 3.0 GPA in last 60 hours of academic work
      • Science GPA higher than 3.0


Oregon

  • Oregon Health & Science University
    • Placements: Portland, Medford areas
    • Degree program: Graduate Certificate, optional Master of Science in Human Nutrition
    • Emphasis: Community outreach
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • 3.0 cumulative GPA
      • Acceptance into graduate program if pursuing optional MS degree
  • Oregon State University
    • Placements: Corvalis area
    • Degree program: none
    • Emphasis: Senior nutrition care
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • 3.0 cumulative GPA
      • 3.2 DPD GPA
      • Paid work experience in nutrition/dietetics preferred

Pennsylvania

  • Aramark Healthcare
    • Placements: distance Placements available in CA, CO, GA, IL, LA, MD, MA, MN, NY, NC, PA, NJ, TX, VA
    • Degree program: optional Master of Science in Nutrition and Food Systems through University of Southern Mississippi
    • Emphasis: Emerging trends in dietetics
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • If pursuing optional MS, apply to USM Graduate School
  • Cedar Crest College
    • Placements: Lehigh Valley area
    • Degree program: none, earns graduate credit
    • Emphasis: Community nutrition
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics within past five years
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • Cumulative GPA 3.0
      • DPD GPA 3.0
      • Two semesters of medical nutrition therapy coursework completed within last four years
      • Biochemistry course completed within last five years

 

  • Geisinger Medical Center
    • Placements: central and northeastern Pennsylvania
    • Degree program: none
    • Emphasis: Medical dietetics
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
  • Immaculata University
    • Placements: Abington, Chester, Lancaster, Bucks County, Philadelphia, Reading, Media
    • Degree program: none
    • Emphasis: Cultural competence and diversity in dietetics practice
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • Experience (paid or volunteer) in foodservice or clinical setting
      • 3.0 cumulative GPA
      • 3.2 DPD GPA
      • Fluency in foreign or sign language preferred

 

  • Indiana University of Pennsylvania
    • Placements: Indiana area, Pittsburgh
    • Degree program: optional Master of Science in Food and Nutrition
    • Emphasis: Intervention and community education
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • Preference given to IUP students
  • Marywood University
    • Placements: Scranton-Wilkes-Barre area, distance Placements for online students living 125 miles or more from Scranton
    • Degree program: graduate credit; online program gives Graduate Certificate
    • Emphasis: Health promotion and wellness
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references

 

  • Messiah College
    • Placements: York and central Pennsylvania
    • Degree program: none
    • Emphasis: Food insecurity
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • Preference given to current Messiah students
  • Sodexo Dietetic Internships
    • Placements: Philadelphia & Allentown, PA; New Bedford, MA; New York, NY; Baltimore, MD; Washington, DC; distance Placements
    • Degree program: optional Master of Science in Nutrition with University of Rhode Island
    • Emphasis: Culinary nutrition, diabetes, leadership, medical nutrition therapy, senior living, weight management, wellness
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • Work/volunteer experience in nutrition/dietetics
      • Application to URI Graduate School if pursuing optional MS

 

  • The Pennsylvania State University
    • Placements: Hershey, Mount Joy, Manchester, Elizabethtown, State College; San Diego, CA
    • Degree program: none
    • Emphasis: Leadership in diverse practice
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • Cumulative GPA 3.0
      • DPD GPA 3.2
      • Interview

Puerto Rico

  • Puerto Rico Department of Health
    • Placements: throughout Puerto Rico
    • Degree program: none
    • Emphasis: Community nutrition education
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • Cumulative GPA 3.0
      • Volunteer or paid experience in nutrition/dietetics
      • Good writing skills
      • Fluent in Spanish if not Puerto Rico resident
      • TOEFL score if Puerto Rico resident
      • Interview (in person if PR resident, Skype if non-resident)
  • University of Puerto Rico
    • Placements: throughout Puerto Rico
    • Degree program: none
    • Emphasis: Medical nutrition therapy
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • Cumulative GPA 2.5
      • DPD GPA 2.5
      • Proficient in Spanish and English

 

  • VA Caribbean Healthcare System
    • Placements: San Juan
    • Degree program: none, Certificate of Internship given at completion
    • Emphasis: Clinical nutrition
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • DPD GPA 3.3
      • U.S. citizenship
      • Fluent in Spanish and English
      • Interview

Rhode Island

  • University of Rhode Island
    • Placements:
    • Degree program: Master of Science in Nutrition
    • Emphasis: Applied nutrition research
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics within the past five years
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • 3.0 cumulative GPA
      • GRE taken within past five years
      • Coursework completed including:
        • Two semesters of chemistry
        • One semester of biochemistry
        • One semester of anatomy or biology
        • One semester of human physiology
        • One semester of nutrition
        • One semester of advanced nutrition
        • One semester of statistics
      • Admission to URI Graduate School

South Carolina

  • Medical University of South Carolina
    • Placements: Charleston/Charleston County area
    • Degree program: none
    • Emphasis: Clinical/nutrition therapy, community nutrition, health promotion and wellness
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • 2.9 cumulative GPA
      • DPD GPA 3.1
      • Work/volunteer experience in nutrition/dietetics
      • GRE scores
      • Criminal background check
  • Winthrop University
    • Placements: South Carolina statewide; Charlotte-Gastonia-Kannapolis, NC
    • Degree program: Graduate Certificate, optional Master of Science in Human Nutrition
    • Emphasis: Nutrition therapy
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • Cumulative GPA 3.0
      • GRE scores verbal and quantitative combined minimum 291
      • Apply to Winthrop Graduate School if pursuing optional MS degree

South Dakota

  • South Dakota State University
    • Placements:
    • Degree programs: optional Master of Science in Dietetics, optional Master of Science in Nutrition and Exercise Sciences
    • Emphasis: Community nutrition
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • 3.5 cumulative GPA
      • 3.5 DPD GPA
      • 3.5 science GPA
      • If bachelor’s degree is not from SDSU, GRE scores are required (minimum 300 combined verbal/quantitative)
      • Preference is given if you are enrolled in a SDSU MS program
      • Admittance to SDSU Graduate School if pursing optional MS degree

Tennessee

  • East Tennessee State University
    • Placements: Knoxville, Sevierville, Morristown, Oak Ridge; Asheville, NC
    • Degree program: Master of Science in Clinical Nutrition
    • Emphasis: Clinical nutrition
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics within past four years
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • GRE scores
      • Admission to the ETSU School of Graduate Studies
  • Lipscomb University
    • Placements: Middle Tennessee
    • Degree program: none
    • Emphasis: Health promotion and wellness, medical nutrition therapy, sports nutrition
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • 3.0 cumulative GPA
      • GRE within past five years, scores 300 or higher
      • Nutrition courses completed within last five years
  • Memphis VA Medical Center
    • Placements: Memphis
    • Degree program: none
    • Emphasis: Ambulatory care
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • U.S. citizenship
      • 3.25 cumulative GPA
      • 3.25 DPD GPA
      • GRE total score 300, 3 on writing

 

  • National HealthCare Corporation
    • Placements: Memphis area
    • Degree program:
    • Emphasis: Geriatric nutrition
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • GRE scores
      • Cumulative GPA 3.0
      • DPD GPA 3.2
      • Work experience in nutrition or food service
      • Submit supplemental application form for NHC
  • University of Memphis
    • Placements: Memphis area
    • Degree program: Master of Science in Clinical Nutrition
    • Emphasis: Clinical nutrition
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • 3.0 GPA
      • GRE scores above 50th percentile
      • Work experience in nutrition
      • Graduates of UM undergraduate dietetics program have preference

 

  • University of Tennessee – Knoxville
    • Placements: Knoxville-Oak Ridge-Maryville area
    • Degree program: Master of Science in Nutrition, Ph.D. in Nutritional Sciences, dual MS/Masters in Public Health
    • Emphasis: Clinical, community
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • 3.0 cumulative GPA
      • GRE scores
      • Work experience (5000 hours) in health care, food or nutrition
      • Acceptance to UT Graduate School
      • Current UT-Knoxville students have priority
  • University of Tennessee-Martin
    • Placements: East, Middle, and West Tennessee and Northwest Mississippi
    • Degree program: none
    • Emphasis: Nutrition therapy
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics within past five years
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • 3.0 cumulative GPA
      • GRE scores over 300 (verbal and quantitative)
      • Work/volunteer experience in dietetics
      • Interview

 

  • Vanderbilt University Medical Center
    • Placements: Nashville and surrounding area
    • Degree program: Graduate Certificate
    • Emphasis: Disease management/health promotion
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • Submit supplemental application to Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Texas

  • Abilene Christian University
    • Placements: Abilene area
    • Degree program: Graduate Certificate
    • Emphasis: Community
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • Resume with work experience
      • Cumulative GPA 3.2
      • B minimum in DPD courses
  • Baptist Health System Dietetic Internship
    • Placements: San Antonio area
    • Degree program: none
    • Emphasis: Cardiovascular and stroke
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics  within past five years
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • 3.0 cumulative GPA
      • GRE score 246

 

  • Baylor University Medical Center
    • Placements: Baylor
    • Degree program: none
    • Emphasis: Clinical/nutrition therapy
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • Cumulative GPA 3.0
      • Leadership qualities
      • Foodservice or hospital work experience
  • Lamar University
    • Placements: throughout Texas
    • Degree program: optional Master of Science in Nutrition
    • Emphasis: Nutrition education and counseling
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • Acceptance into Lamar Graduate School if pursuing optional MS degree

 

  • Medical City Dallas Hospital
    • Placements: Dallas
    • Degree program: none
    • Emphasis: Foodservice/management
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
  • Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center
    • Placements: Houston
    • Degree program: Master of Science in Nutrition at Texas Woman’s University
    • Emphasis: Medical nutrition therapy
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • GRE scores

 

  • Prairie View A&M University
    • Placements: greater Houston area
    • Degree program: graduate credit
    • Emphasis: School foodservice management
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • 3.0 cumulative GPA
      • Work experience in dietetics
      • GRE scores
      • Acceptance into Prairie View Graduate School
  • Sam Houston State University
    • Placements: within two hours of Huntsville
    • Degree program: Master of Science in Dietetics
    • Emphasis: Community research and wellness
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • Course completed in medical nutrition therapy
      • 3.0 GPA (cumulative)
      • GRE score 290 (verbal and quantitative)
      • Acceptance into SHSU Graduate School

 

  • Stephen F. Austin State University
    • Placements: east Texas (80 mile radius of campus)
    • Degree program: optional Master of Science in Human Sciences (online)
    • Emphasis: Community nutrition
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • 3.2 cumulative GPA
      • 3.4 DPD GPA
      • GRE scores 146 verbal, 140 quantitative, 3.5 written
      • Current immunizations
      • TB screening
      • Criminal background check
      • Drug screening
      • Acceptance into SFASU Graduate School if pursuing optional MS degree
  • Texas A&M University
    • Placements: central Texas, including Temple, College Station, Bryan, Houston, Dallas, Waco
    • Degree program: Graduate Certificate
    • Emphasis: Clinical dietetics
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics in past five years
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • Cumulative GPA 3.0
      • GRE scores 300 combined

 

  • Texas A&M University- Kingsville
    • Placements: Corpus Christi, Victoria, Laredo, Kingsville, Harlingen
    • Degree program: graduate credit that can be applied to Master of Science in Human Sciences
    • Emphasis: Nutrition therapy
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • Must take two Human Sciences courses before DI starts
      • 3.0 cumulative GPA
      • 3.0 DPD GPA
      • GRE score 290
      • Acceptance by TAMUK Graduate School
      • Certification for food handlers
  • Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas
    • Placements: Dallas, Plano, north Texas area
    • Degree program: none, graduate credit available
    • Emphasis: Nutrition therapy
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • Cumulative GPA 3.0
      • Science GPA 2.75
      • DPD GPA 3.3
      • Work experience in hospital, nutrition-related field or customer service
  • Texas State University
    • Placements: Austin, San Antonio areas
    • Degree program: optional Master of Science in Human Nutrition
    • Emphasis: Child nutrition
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • 3.25 cumulative GPA (3.0 if you are in MS Human Nutrition program at the school)
      • Application to TSU Graduate program even if you are not pursuing MS degree

 

  • Texas Tech University
    • Placements: Lubbock, Amarillo, Midland/Odessa
    • Degree program: optional Master of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics
    • Emphasis: Medical nutrition therapy
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • GRE scores
      • 3.0 cumulative GPA
      • Work and volunteer experiences in nutrition/dietetics
  • Texas WIC Dietetic Internship
    • Placements: Austin area
    • Degree program: none
    • Emphasis: Community health
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • Current employment in Texas WIC agency
      • Signed approval from WIC manager

 

  • Texas Woman’s University
    • Placements: Houston, Denton
    • Degree program: Master of Science in Nutrition, Master of Science in Exercise and Sports Nutrition
    • Emphasis: Medical nutrition therapy
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • GPA 3.25 on last 60 hours of undergraduate coursework
      • GRE Scores 145 verbal, 145 quantitative, 4 writing
      • Hospital dietary experience
      • Acceptance into TWU Graduate School
  • University of Houston
    • Placements: Houston and distance Placements
    • Degree program: none
    • Emphasis: Medical nutrition therapy
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • Cumulative GPA 3.0
      • DPD GPA 3.4
      • Science GPA 2.5

 

  • University of Texas Health Science Center-Houston
    • Placements:  Houston, Harris County
    • Degree program: Masters in Public Health
    • Emphasis: Public health nutrition
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • Work experience in dietetics practice
      • GRE scores
      • Acceptance to UTHSC Graduate School
  • University of Texas Medical Branch
    • Placements: Galveston/Houston area
    • Degree program: Master of Science in Nutrition
    • Emphasis: Clinical and translational research
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • Cumulative GPA 3.0
      • GRE scores
      • Acceptance into UTMB Graduate School
      • Current health insurance
      • Current car insurance
      • Current immunizations
      • Criminal background check

 

  • University of the Incarnate Word
    • Placements: San Antonio, Midland
    • Degree program: none
    • Emphasis: Diversity of care settings
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • Cumulative GPA 2.5
      • DPD GPA 3.0
      • GRE scores-143 verbal, 141 quantitative, 3 analytical writing
  • U.S. Army Dietetic Internship
    • Placements: Fort Sam Houston, Camp Bulls, TX; Bethesda, MD; Ft. Lewis, WA
    • Degree program: Master of Science in Nutrition
    • Emphasis: Military skills
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • GRE scores 297 (148 verbal and 149 quantitative) and 3.5 writing
      • 3.0 cumulative GPA
      • 3.0 DPD GPA
      • U.S. citizenship
      • Pass security investigation
      • Pass medical and physical fitness exams

 

Utah

  • Brigham Young University
    • Placements: Salt Lake, Davis and Weber Counties
    • Degree program: none
    • Emphasis: Leadership
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor of Science in Dietetics from BYU
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • 3.2 cumulative GPA
      • 1000 hours of dietetics work or volunteer experience
      • GRE scores 300 combined verbal and quantitative, 4 analytical writing
      • Personal interview
  • Utah State University-Salt Lake
    • Placements: Salt Lake County
    • Degree program: optional Master of Dietetics Administration
    • Emphasis: Child nutrition programs, school foodservice systems management
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • DPD GPA 3.0
      • 1040 hours of work or volunteer experience
      • Acceptance into USU Graduate School if pursuing optional degree

Vermont

  • No ACEND-accredited Dietetic Internships as of February 2017

Virginia

  • University of Virginia Health System
    • Placements: Charlottesville, Central Virginia
    • Degree program: none
    • Emphasis: Adult and pediatric nutrition support, pediatric nutrition
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
  • Virginia Commonwealth University Health System
    • Placements: Richmond area
    • Degree program: none
    • Emphasis: Food and nutrition management, medical nutrition therapy
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • Medical exam
      • Criminal background check
      • Drug screening

 

  • Virginia Department of Health
    • Placements: Richmond area
    • Degree program: none
    • Emphasis: Community
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • Passed course in Medical Nutrition Therapy within five years
      • Current WIC employee with signed Memorandum of Understanding from district director
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
    • Placements: Blacksburg and Northern Virginia; Washington, DC
    • Degree program: none
    • Emphasis: Leadership and professional development
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • 3.0 cumulative GPA
      • Paid/volunteer experience in food/nutrition work

 

  • Virginia State University
    • Placements: 70 mile radius of Petersburg/Richmond
    • Degree program:
    • Emphasis: Research
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • Cumulative GPA 3.0
      • Dietetic-related work experience

 

Washington

  • Bastyr University
    • Placements: Kenmore area
    • Degree program: none
    • Emphasis: Natural medicine
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • 3.0 cumulative GPA
      • Experience in clinical nutrition (paid or volunteer)
      • Telephone interview
      • Bastyr University application for certificate and non-degree programs
  • Central Washington University
    • Placements: Yakima Valley, Wenatchee, Richland, Kennewick, Pasco
    • Degree program: Graduate certificate, optional Master of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics
    • Emphasis: Community nutrition
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • 3.0 cumulative GPA
      • Strong science background
      • Paid or volunteer experience in clinical nutrition, foodservice management, community nutrition

 

  • Sea Mar Community Health Center
    • Placements: Clallam, Clark, Cowlitz, Franklin, Grays Harbor, Island, King, Pierce, Skagit, Snohomish, Thurston and Whatcom Counties
    • Degree program: none
    • Emphasis: Community
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • Cumulative GPA 2.75
      • Experience working with diverse populations
      • Work/volunteer experience in community nutrition and/or multicultural populations
      • Interview

West Virginia

  • Marshall University
    • Placements: distance, Huntington, southern West Virginia
    • Degree program: optional Master of Science in Dietetics
    • Emphasis: School nutrition education and grantsmanship
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • 3.0 GPA cumulative
      • GRE scores 285 (verbal and quantitative combined) taken in last five years
      • Work or volunteer experience in foodservice or nutrition care
  • West Virginia University
    • Placements: Morgantown, Monongalia County, Charleston
    • Degree program: optional Master of Science in Nutrition and Food Sciences
    • Emphasis: Community
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • Admission to WVU Graduate School (whether or not you are pursuing MS degree)
      • Cumulative GPA 3.0
      • Work/volunteer experience in dietetics
      • GRE scores

 

  • West Virginia University Hospitals, Inc.
    • Placements: Morgantown
    • Degree program: none
    • Emphasis: Medical nutrition therapy
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • Work/volunteer experience in related field
      • Interview
      • Background check
      • Medical insurance
      • TB screening
      • Current immunizations

Wisconsin

  • Mount Mary University
    • Placements: Waukesha, Aurora, Kenosha County, Milwaukee County, Madison, southeastern Wisconsin
    • Degree program: none
    • Emphasis: Health promotion/disease prevention
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • 3.0 DPD GPA
      • Work experience (paid or volunteer) in health care or food service
  • University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
    • Placements: Green Bay, central and southern Wisconsin
    • Degree program: none
    • Emphasis: General, leadership
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • 3.0 cumulative GPA
      • Science courses grades of C or better
      • Good written and verbal English communication skills
      • Work/volunteer experience in nutrition/dietetics
      • GRE not required but recommended

 

  • University of Wisconsin- Stout
    • Placements: Amery, Alma, Rice Lake, Eau Claire, Barron, Marshfield, Menomonie, Wausau, Stevens Point, Dunn County, Chippewa Falls, New Richmond, Balsam Lake; Duluth, MN; New Hope, MN; Eagan, MN
    • Degree program: none
    • Emphasis: Nutrition across the life cycle
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Graduate degree in Food and Nutrition or related must be completed before start of DI
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • Cumulative GPA 3.0
      • Recent relevant work experience
      • Medical Nutrition Therapy course in last four years
  • UW Health Dietetic Internship
    • Placements: Madison area
    • Degree program: Capstone Certificate in Clinical Nutrition
    • Emphasis: Nutrition therapy
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • Apply to UW-Madison Capstone Program in Clinical Nutrition as a special student
      • GPA 3.0 or higher (cumulative)
      • Paid/volunteer work experience in clinical nutrition or food sciences
      • GRE scores
      • UW Hospitals and Clinics online employment application
      • Proof of health insurance
      • Background check/fingerprinting
      • Physical exam

 

  • Viterbo University
    • Placements: La Crosse area
    • Degree program: none
    • Emphasis: Community nutrition
    • Entrance requirements:
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Verification Statement of Completion or Declaration of Intent to Complete Statement from an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics
      • Personal statement
      • Three references
      • Cumulative GPA 3.0
      • Strong science background – grade of B or better in:
        • Chemistry
        • Anatomy and Physiology
        • Biochemistry
        • Organic chemistry
        • Experimental foods
        • Food science
      • Strong nutrition background- grade of B or better in:
        • Normal nutrition
        • Advanced nutrition
        • Foodservice systems
        • Medical nutrition therapy


Wyoming

  • No ACEND-accredited Dietetic Internships as of February 2017

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