The Dietetic Internship program at Illinois State University offers two tracks. Both tracks are designed to provide the opportunity to develop skills in the areas of clinical nutrition therapy, community nutrition, and food service management with a concentration in Leadership & Project Management.
Track 1 is a 21-month experience offered in conjunction with a Master of Science degree in Family and Consumer Sciences.
All students in our program benefit from:
Track 2 is a 9-month Graduate Certificate Program with supervised practice
All students in Track 2 benefit from:
Both tracks of our program uses the on-line centralized internship application, Dietetic Internship Centralized Application Services (DICAS).
An on-campus visit or video conference is always encouraged. Please feel free to contact Dr. Schumacher or Mrs. Byrd to arrange a time to discuss the exciting opportunities at Illinois State!
The Dietetic Internship at Illinois State is currently granted continued full accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics through 2026. ACEND can be contacted by email at ACEND@eatright.org, phone at (800) 877-1600 x5400, or mail at 120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2190, Chicago, IL 60606-6995. The ACEND website can be found at www.eatrightpro.org/resources/acend.
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