What is a dietetic internship?

The dietetic internship is a post-baccalaureate program that provides a minimum of 1,200 hours of supervised practice in dietetics. The cost of these programs varies but the student can expect to spend the equivalent to a year of college on program fees, tuition and living expenses

The training includes rotations in food service management, clinical, and community nutrition. A dietetic internship must be successfully completed to qualify to take the Registration Examination for Dietitians.

Dietetic internships are also accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND).

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