Dietetic Internship Graduate Certificate Program

100 Years of experience at your fingertips

By completing our dietetic internship program, you will be prepared for and eligible to sit for the RD exam, the first steps toward having a successful career in nutrition and dietetics.

For over 100 years the Dietetic Internship Program has provided advanced education and supervised practice opportunities for future leaders in the application and advancement of dietetics.

Let us help you as you move towards your career in Nutrition and Dietetics.

97.8%completed internship requirements within 15 months (150% of program length)

95.3%of graduates, who seek employment, are employed in nutrition and dietetics related fields within 12 months of graduation.

100%of program graduates take the CDR credentialing exam for dietitian nutritionists within in 12 months of program completion.

93.6%The Program’s one-year pass rate (graduates who pass the registration exam within one year of first attempt) on the CDR credentialing exam for dietitian nutritionist.

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The Dietetic Internship Program at the IU School of Health and Human Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. ACEND is an accrediting body recognized by the Commission on Recognition of Postsecondary Accreditation and the United States Department of Education.

Satisfactory completion of the Dietetic Internship Program allows the student to sit for the Registration Examination for Dietitians; dietetic registration is required for certification in Indiana.