Requirements

Number of Interns The program is accepting a maximum of 10 students.

Minimum Application Requirements

  1. Completed a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution.
  2. Completed an approved DPD within the last 5 years.
  3. Earned a minimum 3.0 GPA on last 60 semester/ 90 quarter units.
  4. Earned a minimum score of 138V/136Q (or 300V/300Q on GRE test taken prior to August 1, 2011) on the GRE General Test.
  5. Three letters of recommendation-one must be from your DPD director.
  6. This program participates in DICAS and D&D Digital computer match.  Follow careful DICAS directions, especially regarding the submission of transcripts from all graduated institutions that you have attended, whether a degree was obtained or not.  This program participates in the D&D Digital computer matching program. Therefore, all applicants must submit their match choices through the D&D Digital computer matching process by the designated deadline set by D&D Digital for the matching period.
  7. Accepted interns must successfully complete/pass criminal background checks, immunization clearance, and fingerprinting PRIOR to beginning program.
  8. If English is not a primary language, student must have earned a minimum TOEFL score of either 560 (paper-based test), 241 (computer-based test) is required if native language is not English.

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Recommended score of 152V/147Q (or 480V/580Q on GRE test taken prior to August 1, 2011) on the GRE general test.
  2. Work experience, paid or volunteer in dietetics.

Gainful Employment Status

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