Program Details

There is program flexibility depending on the area of interest and availability of resources within the requirements set by the Partnership for Dietetic Education and Practice (PDEP).

Nutrition and Food Services Clinical Nutrition Rotations
Inpatient12 weeksPHS - 11 weeks
Diabetes Education2 weeksPHS - 2 weeks
AmbulatoryCH - 2 weeksPHS - 2 weeks
Food and Nutrition Management Rotations
Food ServiceCH - 8 weeksPHS - 7 weeks
ClinicalCH - 2 weeksPHS - 1 weeks
Community Nutrition Rotation
CommunityCH - 4 weeksPHS - 8 weeks
Other Rotations
Orientations & ClassesCH - 3 weeksPHS - 3 weeks
Quality Improvement ProjectCH - 2 weeksPHS - 2 weeks
ElectivesCH - 4 weeksPHS - 2 weeks
Independent PracticeCH - 6 weeksPHS - 6 weeks
VacationCH - 3 weeksPHS - 3 weeks

Quality Improvement (QI) Project:

  • You will conduct and present a QI project. Required Course Background: You must have an introductory level Research Methodology Course at an undergraduate or graduate level; either is acceptable.

Prior Learning Credit 

  • Interns may receive credit for previous work experience or study. Must be requested upon acceptance into program.