Integrated MPH/Dietetic Internship

Application Process

Application to the USF Dietetic Internship has 3 parts: Incomplete applications will not be reviewed by the USF Dietetic Internship Selection Committee. All materials must be submitted by the deadline.

I. First, you are required to submit an application through the centralized application process (DICAS). Applicants must also register online at D+D Digital for computer matching and select dietetic internship priority choices. There is a $55.00 computer matching fee.




II. Second, Applicants must apply to the MPH program, Nutrition and Dietetics (Online Program) at USF College of Public Health for the Fall semester. The steps are as follows:

  1. Complete a SOPHAS application (Select College of Public Health, Masters of Public Health, concentration in Nutrition and Dietetics. Please note you will be registering for Fall semester.  If matched to the internship this will be adjusted for the Summer semester start. Information about application fees can be found at  www.sophas.org
  2. The SOPHAS application will be verified by SOPHAS (allow two to four weeks)
  3. Once verified by SOPHAS, the application will be sent to USF and entered into our Graduate University System.
  4. You will receive an email confirming your verified SOPHAS application has been received by USF. Once the USF application is completed and the fee has been paid, and all required College of Public Health supporting documents received, the application will be forwarded to the department for review (allow two to four weeks)
  5. Monitor your e-mail for decisions and other communications.


III. Third, While waiting for SOPHAS to verify your application, please use the below link to complete the USF supplemental application for the Summer semester. Doing so will avoid delay in processing your SOPHAS application when it is verified and complete.  The application takes ~30 minutes to complete and can be accessed using the online application. Select College of Public Health, Masters of Public Health, concentration in Nutrition and Dietetics. The application fee is $30.