Annual Expenses

Tuition $6,000
Housing $9,000
Practice Liability Insurance $25 - 50
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetic Student Membership $60
Parking Free
Scrubs $100 - 200

The UMMC Dietetic Internship does not meet the US Department of Education requirements for student financial aid. Scholarships are available through the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, as well as state and local associations and certain member interest groups.

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Program Schedule

The UMMC Dietetic Internship is a full-time internship. Orientation is the last week in August. The internship is 34 weeks in length with 3 weeks of vacation with graduation in mid to late May. Interns usually work 40-hour weeks, hours vary by rotation.

Sample Rotation Schedule

Graduation Requirements

Interns must complete a minimum of 1000 supervised practice hours according to the 2022  ACEND standards for Dietetic Internships. Interns are responsible for recording their daily hours through an electronic time sheet. Interns must complete all rotation assignments and supervised practice experiences designed to meet the 2022 ACEND competencies for Registered Dietitian-Nutritionists (CRDNs) with a score of competent or higher on the relevant evaluation. Projects including a blog post, evidenced-based case study presentation, QA/PI project, two reflection papers, and an end-of-year presentation must be completed on time with a score of 3 or greater on a 5 point scale is required to achieve competency.