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The deadline for completed applications for the combined dietetics internship and Ph.D. program is December 10th, 5 PM EST. Applications received after this date will not be considered.

Please review the application form and have the required information available before you begin. You may wish to compose your longer responses in advance and paste or upload them into the application. This will prevent your session from timing out.

For email, do not use a school account that will be disabled when you graduate. Email is used to communicate important information about your application. Be sure to check your email often.

MS/DI and PhD/DI applicants must enter the D & D Digital Systems computer matching process for the Dietetic Internship Program. Please upload a “Declaration of Intent to Complete Degree” or a “Verification Statement” from the university where you completed your dietetics coursework with this application. Your Program Director can access the forms on the ACEND website.

Declaration of Intent to Complete Degree Form

List colleges/universities attended, most recent first

(ex. Bachelor’s or Master’s)
(ex. Bachelor’s or Master’s)
(ex. Bachelor’s or Master’s)

GRE scores (taken within past 5 years). Effective for the Fall 2024 application cycle, the department no longer requires GRE scores. However, we encourage students to take the test and submit scores.

Grades- Applicants must have completed chemistry, and either biochemistry or physiology with a minimum grade of C.

List the faculty that you would like to be your advisor. View Directory.

Note: These faculty do not currently serve as Advisors (so do not select them): Brigman, Cotwright, Hall, Housley, Laing, Rogers, Shieh, Short, Vickery.

If you wish to be considered for an assistantship, list your qualifications for a teaching or research assistant position. (Non-degree seeking students are not eligible for assistantships).

For international applicants only. The department requires a minimum TOEFL score of 90 or a minimum IELTS score of 6.5.

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