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Dietetic Internship

Our accredited dietetic internship is an accelerated 6-month program that prepares entry-level dietitians to function in a variety of settings. Interns are exposed to a variety of avenues to facilitate health promotion including:

  • 13 weeks of medical nutrition therapy (MNT)
  • 5 weeks of community nutrition (COM)
  • 5 weeks of foodservice management (MGMT)

Historically, 95 percent or more interns successfully complete the program and around 90 percent pass the exam. Of the interns who responded to a yearly survey, 99 percent had found employment in dietetics within 12 months of completion.

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The Iowa State University Dietetic Internship is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND)
120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2190,
Chicago, IL 60606-6995;
800-877-1600, ext 5400.