Admissions Requirements for the Dietetic Internship Program
The University of New Haven’s Dietetic Internship Program was recently granted full Accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Students applying to the program for consideration for Fall 2020 admission must use the Dietetic Internship Centralized Application Services (DICAS) online internship application system during the post-match application process. The Fall 2020 class of Dietetic Interns is full.
Scholarships are available through the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
All students matched to a Dietetic Internship Program must hold a minimum of a bachelor's degree from a U.S. regionally accredited college or university or foreign equivalency as evaluated by one of the approved agencies. Upon entry, students must also present a signed Verification Statement from a Didactic Program Director in Nutrition and Dietetics (DPD or DP) assuring didactic requirements were met as established by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Please note that in most cases, successful completion of a Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited Didactic Program in Nutrition and Dietetics will usually lead to verification by the Program Director of the Didactic Program.
Students matched to the University of New Haven's Dietetic Internship Program must complete required background checks, medical clearances and proof of medical insurance at their own expense prior to entrance into the Dietetic Internship Program. These procedures are explained once students match to the program and must be completed during a specified time period before the program begins.