College of Agriculture & Natural Resources
Nutrition & Food Science

Dietetic Internship

Welcome to NEW 2016-2017 UMD Dietetic Interns

2016-2017 Dietetic Interns


Congratulations Class of 2015-2016

The 2015-2016 Dietetic Interns completed the internship on Thursday, June 23rd.  We wish our graduates the best of luck in their future as RDs!

Interns from left to right:  Elizabeth Haley, Casandra Burr, David Hu, Valerie Agyeman, Maria Pittarelli, Mariah Staley, Meredith Dillon, Samantha Koterwas, Kelda Reimers, and Josh Naumann.



Check out the 2015-2016 Internship Graduation Video


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 $7,500 plus personal expenses. The 2017-2018 class will consist of 10 selected interns. The program will participate in the April 2017 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:

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