College of Agriculture & Natural Resources
Nutrition & Food Science

Dietetic Internship

Open Houses are complete. For more information on the program please review this website and direct any questions to Phyllis Fatzinger Mcshane at pmcshane@umd.edu. To learn more about our program, see the Open House Powerpoint.  Click on the powerpoint to view.

 

 

Applications must be received by February 15, 2016 for the 2016-2017 internship class.

 

                                                              

 

Welcome Class of 2015-2016

 

Front from left to right: Elizabeth Haley, Casandara Burr, Meredith Dillon, Mariah Staley, and Joshua Naumann.  In the back from left to right:  Valerie Agyeman, Maria Pittarelli, David Hu, Samantha Koterwas, and Kelda Reimers. 

 

Check out the 2012-2013 Internship Graduation Video

 

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 April 10, 2015). 

 


Photo courtesy of the Executive Office of the Governor

UMCP dietetic interns meet with Governor Hogan on National RD Day – March 11, 2015

 

 

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 $7,250 plus personal expenses. The 2016-2017 class will consist of 10 selected interns. The program will participate in the April 2016 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 Spring 2024.

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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