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NutraCo Dietetic Internship Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements

Minimum completion of bachelor’s degree granted by a U.S. regionally accredited college/university or foreign equivalent and ACEND-accredited coursework requirements (Didactic Program in Dietetics or DPD) with signed original Verification Statement or Declaration of Intent Statement. Submit copies of your official transcripts and signed Verification Statement or Declaration of Intent Statement upon acceptance to our program.

Minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale for overall and DPD courses.

Work or volunteer experience in dietetics is preferred, but not required.

Complete an application for NutraCo Dietetic Internship through the Dietetic Internship  Central Application Service (DICAS), a computer-based method to apply for Dietetic          Internships, at http://portal.dicas.org.

Register for Dietetic Internship computer matching with D&D Digital at www.dnddigital.com, and prioritize NutraCo Dietetic Internship for matching before the deadline date (number 851).

Submit a non-refundable application fee of $80 payable to NutraCo Dietetic Internship. Only an ACH Bank Transfer, or credit card payment are acceptable. The Application Fee Form can be found here.

Submit a non-refundable application fee of $80.00 payable to NutraCo Dietetic Internship. We will only accept an ACH Bank Transfer, or credit card payment. Please e-mail Dawn Hershey, Program Director, to request the NutraCo Applicant Payment form.

Technology skills and requirements for distance learning include: computer/laptop-preferable; email account; high speed internet; webcam/microphone; headset; color scanner; printer; smartphone; and Microsoft Office 2010 or higher.

The Graduate Record Exam (GRE) is not required for the NutraCo Dietetic Internship application.

You are able to adapt from the classroom to online interactions with preceptors and peers

Cover letter addressed to the program director summarizing why you want to apply to our program.

Completed NutraCo Dietetic Internship Supplemental Application Form / Checklist (click here).

A preceptor is required for each rotation. Preference will be given to applicants who have all their sites and preceptors secured. However, you may apply even if you are unable to secure any preceptors. We may provide assistance with securing rotation sites and preceptors once an applicant is accepted to the program. Each preceptor is required to complete the Preceptor Qualifications Form.

We would like to know more about you on a personal level, requiring submission of a brief self-video as part of your application. Click here for directions.

NutraCo Dietetic Internship Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements

– Minimum completion of bachelor’s degree granted by a U.S. regionally accredited college/university or foreign equivalent and ACEND-accredited coursework requirements (Didactic Program in Dietetics or DPD) with signed original Verification Statement or Declaration of Intent Statement. Submit copies of your official transcripts and signed Verification Statement or Declaration of Intent Statement upon acceptance to our program.
– Minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale for overall and DPD courses.
– Work or volunteer experience in dietetics is preferred, but not required.
– Complete an application for NutraCo Dietetic Internship through the Dietetic Internship Central Application Service (DICAS), a computer-based method to apply for Dietetic Internships, at http://portal.dicas.org.
– Register for Dietetic Internship computer matching with D&D Digital at www.dnddigital.com, and prioritize NutraCo Dietetic Internship for matching before the deadline date (number 851).
– Submit a non-refundable application fee of $75.00 payable to NutraCo. We will only accept: cashier’s check; money order; ACH Bank Transfer; or credit card payment (with additional 3% fee). Please e-mail Emily Witman,Program Assistant, to request the NSDI Applicant Payment form. Click here for summary of estimated costs and fees associated with our program.
– The Graduate Record Exam (GRE) is not required for the NutraCo Dietetic Internship application or for the University of Alabama’s master’s program (click here for more information about their program) . However, if you are interested in applying for a master’s program at a later date it is recommend to take the GRE exam.
– Technology skills and requirements for distance learning include: computer/laptop-preferable; email account; high speed internet; webcam/microphone; headset; color scanner; printer; smartphone; and Microsoft Office 2010 or higher.
– Cover letter addressed to the program director summarizing why you want to apply to our program.
– Completed NutraCo Dietetic Internship Supplemental Application Form / Checklist (click here).
– This program requires 5 preceptors, one for each onsite rotation.Preference will be given to potential interns who have all of their sites and preceptors secured. However, don’t let that hinder you from applying. You can apply to our program even if you have one preceptor secured and we can help assist site location once accepted into the program (please note it remains the intern’s responsibility to locate a site and preceptor). As part of your application, you can use this form to obtain preceptors “Preceptor Qualifications Form” For more information about preceptors, click here.
– We would like to know more about you on a personal level, requiring submission of a brief self-video as part of your application. Click here for directions.