College of Agriculture & Natural Resources
Nutrition & Food Science

Dietetic Internship

 

The University of Maryland Dietetic Internship has completed all of their open house dates for this year.  Still have questions about our program?  Join us during our online "office hours" to answer any questions you have about your application or supplemental materials.  These "office hours" will be on a drop in basis.  

For additional qustions, email Phyllis McShane (program director) at pmcshane@umd.edu

Online Office Hours 
(for quick questions -- application,
fees, supplemental questions, etc.)                                        

February Office Hours

Feburary 6, 2019 -- 9:30-11:30 a.m. EST

February 12, 2019 -- 2-4 p.m. EST

February 14, 2019 -- 2-4 p.m. EST

                                              

 Call: 1-415-655-0002          Attendee #: 86345765

The University of Maryland (UMD) Dietetic Internship uses 12 different supervised practice rotations to provide both strong clinical and community training.  UMD utilizes technology/nutrition informatics* to become more efficient in practice, extend our reach to new clients/groups, and enhance our digital proficiency. 

*Nutrition Informatics is the intersection of information, nutrition, and technology.  Source: http://www.himss.org/library/nutrition-informatics

                             Meet the 2018-2019 Intern Class 

Front left:  Cristen Scifo, Jackie Choffo, Michelle Guarnieri, Kira Bursaw, Tyler Boatright, Samantha TenEyck, Samantha Adas, Stephanie Jean, Isabella Dang, and Rachel Miller.  To learn more about the current class, visit our Meet the Current Class page.               


Learn about our dietetic internship from our previous interns                          

 

                  


Congratulations to the 2016-2017 Dietetic Interns on Graduation.  

Check out their graduation video

 

Program Sponsors

University of Maryland logo  The University of Maryland College Park

  • Department of Nutrition and Food Science

  • University Dining Services

  • Maryland Food Supplement Nutrition Education (FSNE)

 

The University of Maryland College Park Department of Nutrition and Food Science (NFSC) sponsors a Dietetic Internship with an emphasis in Information Management and Communication/Nutrition Informatics. This 44-week full time program is located in the Baltimore-Washington area. The tuition cost is $8,000 plus personal expenses. The 2019-2020 class will consist of 10 selected interns. The program will participate in the April 2019 computer match.

The University of Maryland College Park Dietetic Internship has been granted accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) [formerly CADE], 120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2190, Chicago, IL 60606-6995. 1-312-899-0040 ext. 5400.   Upon successful completion of the Internship program, the intern will be eligible to complete the Registration Examination sponsored by the Commission on Dietetic Registration. Upon successful passage of the registration examination, graduates receive the RD credential and are eligible to apply for licensure in Maryland and the District of Columbia. Licensure is mandatory for dietetics and clinical dietetics practice in Maryland and the District of Columbia.

The next ACEND accreditation review is scheduled for Spring 2024.

Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics of the Academy
of Nutrition and Dietetics 

120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2190 
Chicago, IL 60606-6995, (312) 899-0040 ext. 5400 
http://www.eatrightPRO.org/ACEND 
Email: acend@eatright.org

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