North Carolina Central University

School of Graduate Studies

Dietetic Internship


1801 Fayetteville St.

Durham, NC 27707

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Dietetic Internship

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Dietetic Internship Program is a post-baccalaureate, supervised practice program that qualifies graduates for the examination for registered dietitian nutritionist. The internship provides learning experiences in medical nutrition therapy for entry level clinical dietetics, community nutrition, and foodservice management. These experiences lead to proficiency in delivering nutritional care to a wide range of clients. 

Class lectures, seminars, supervised activities in the community, hospitals and other health care facilities provide a variety of experiences to students.

Interns will be able to complete the Dietetic Internship Program in 45 weeks including completion of 15 semester hours of graduate credit in Nutrition/Dietetics. The 15 credit hours are a component of the Dietetic Internship Program at North Carolina Central University (NCCU). 

For students wishing to continue their studies at NCCU, the 15 semester hours may be used towards the Master of Science degree graduate program now offered on line. The internship starts August of each year with a week of orientation and end in June of the following year.


The Dietetic Internship Program at NCCU is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) the accrediting agency for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

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Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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