Program Completion Requirements

Graduates will receive a verification statement indicating eligibility to sit for the Registration Examination for Dietitians after achieving the following:

Completion of the M.S. in Dietetics degree which includes:

  • passage of a comprehensive exam
  • completion of all stem work
  • minimum overall GPA 3.0

Completion of the Dietetic Internship program which includes:

  • completion of a minimum of 1200 hours of supervised rotation experiences
  • completion of all rotation evaluations and forms, including rotation hours log, conditions and populations weekly log, and end-of-rotation evaluations
  • receive a final rating of 4 (proficient) or 5 (exceptional) on each learning activity used to evaluate competencies
  • pass each rotation of the supervised practice experience
  • completion of a research project in Community Research & Wellness
  • completion of a digital DI Practice Journal
  • completion of a two-day or longer on-site RDN examination review course (fulfilling this requirement does not guarantee passage of the Registration Examination for Dietitians)
  • attendance of all seminars, workshops, meetings, and conferences as required by the Dietetic Internship Director
  • passage of an exit examination (mock RDN exam) at a level of 80% or higher
  • completion of a program exit survey
  • maximum amount of time allowed for program completion is 36 months