Requirements for Dietetic Internship

To be eligible and considered for admittance to the Dietetic Internship program the student must meet the following requirements:

  • Baccalaureate or Masters degree from an accredited college or university with verification of completion of a ACEND accredited Didactic Program in Nutrition and Dietetics.
  • Minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 and 3.0 for professional courses (4.0 basis); recommended science grades of a C or better.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills in English; a Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score of 550 (for the PAPER exam) or 71 (for the INTERNET exam) or better AND/OR English Proficiency (IELTDS) score of 6 or better (International students only). If using the IELTS to demonstrate english proficiency, please upload your official scores to DICAS.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated ability (as evidenced by the letters of recommendations and personal letter):
    1. to work effectively as a member of a team, as well as team leader
    2. to be a self-directed and independent learner, and
    3. to be flexible and enthusiastic.
  • Work and/or volunteer experience related to health care, community and/or food service encouraged.
  • GRE, not required, but strongly recommended for all applicants. Upload as supplemental document on DICAS.