You must have earned a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
You must meet current educational standards of the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND).
As part of the Dietetic Internship Centralized Application Services (DICAS) application, you must submit a Declaration of Intent to Complete Form or a verification form signed by the program director of an ACEND accredited undergraduate dietetics program.
A minimum overall academic GPA of 3.0 is required. Minimum GPA for coursework in the major is 3.0. Science grades in biochemistry and physiology must be B or better. Grades in upper-level coursework (300 and 400 level) within the dietetics major must be a B or better. Note: Grades more than five years old will be less heavily weighted.
Three months’ work experience is required. Work experience within or outside the profession is acceptable. For applicants with athletic scholarships, the required work experience is waived.
If you completed your undergraduate degree more than five years ago, you must have taken a three-credit 400 level (or higher) medical nutrition therapy course, intended for nutrition majors, within the last two years to be eligible for admission.