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Program Schedule, Curriculum, & Completion Requirements


The internship begins in August and continues through June of the following year.


The curriculum is composed of the following:

  1. The didactic part of the curriculum consists of three graduate courses (9 credit hours), which are completed between August and November each year:
    • FCSG 5130-Nutrition Through the Life Cycle (3 credits)
    • FCSG 5160-Applied Medical Nutrition Therapy (3 credits)
    • FCSG 5140-Special Problems in Dietetics (3 credits)
  2. The site rotations are completed from November through May and account for 6 credit hours:
    • FCSG 5810 Dietetic Internship (6 credits)

Program Completion Requirements

  • Successful completion of courses with a grade of B or higher
  • Completion of all internship experiences and rotations with a satisfactory rating from faculty and clinical preceptors
  • Participation and the attainment of a minimum grade of -85% on the dietetic internship exit examination
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