Dietetic Internship

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Program Description

The California State University, Fresno Dietetic Internship is a 9-month, full-time, unpaid program with a culturally competent health promotion/disease prevention concentration. This internship prepares graduates to serve the diverse needs of the San Joaquin Valley and beyond. Interns complete supervised practice experiences in a variety of facilities in the Central San Joaquin Valley of California, including a veterans' hospital, a state prison, a school district, two private hospitals, an out-patient diabetes program and cooperative extension. Eight units of graduate-level course work are required as part of the dietetic internship. Please click here to get more information about the program.


  1. Completed a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution.
  2. Completed an approved Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD) verification statement and or declaration of intent within the last 5 years.
  3. Earned a minimum cumulative and overall DPD of 3.0 GPA .
  4. Earned a minimum score of 138V/136Q  on the GRE General Test. GRE is NOT required for applicants for admittance in Fall 21
These are the only 4 of 8 requirements. If you would like to get more information about requirements, please click here.

Dietetic Internship - 2020 Virtual Open House


Additional Resources for Focusing Process 

FNCE 2020 Poster Presentation with Dietetic Interns.