University of Maryland

College of Agriculture & Natural Resources

Nutrition & Food Science

Dietetic Internship

Applicant Information

Would you like to learn more about our program?  We have completed all of our open houses this year, but if you would like to learn more about our program, visit the 2014 Applicant Powerpoint to learn more.   



2013-2014 Dietetic Internship Class

 

From left to right: Vehik Nazaryan, Stacy Kim, Christina Kalafsky, Christine Spahn, Becky Gates, Leigh Tracy, Kevin Handsman, Erica Gavey, Annie Gallagher, and Lauren Wathen.  To learn more about our interns, visit Meet the Current Class page. 

 2012-2013 Dietetic Internship Class 

Check out the 2012-2013 Internship Graduation Video

 

 UCMP Dietetic Interns Spoke at MD-DHCC Meeting

University of Maryland College Park (UMCP) Dietetic Interns in pairs provided technology training to the Maryland DHCC: Dietitians in Health Care Communities at their spring conference on Tuesday, April 8, 2014.  Flyer for event can be found here.  

 

UMCP Dietetic Interns Selected to Present Posters at the State Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Meeting

UMCP Dietetic Interns provided abstract-poster presentations at the District of Columbia affiliate of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Meeting (Friday May 2, 2014). 

 

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)

  • University of Maryland Extension

 

   National Agricultural Library

  • United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)

  • Food and Nutrition Information Center (FNIC)

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 $6,800 plus personal expenses. The 2014-2015 class will consist of 10 selected interns. The program will participate in the April 2014 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 2000, Chicago, IL 60060-6995. 1-800-877-1600.   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 March 2-4, 2014.

ACEND, 120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000 Chicago, Illinois 60060-6995.  Phone 1-800-877-1600 Ext. 5400; 312-899-0400  Ext. 5400.  Email: acend@eatright.org

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