Integrated MPH/Dietetic Internship

Internship Completion/Graduation Requirements

Completion of the Dietetic Internship requires the following:

  • Successful completion of all planned supervised practice experience rotations for each core and concentration competency as evaluated by preceptors and the Dietetic Internship faculty.
  • A minimum completion of 1200 clock hours in supervised practice facilities for achievement of performance requirements for entry-level dietitians.
  • The MPH in dietetics and nutrition.

After satisfactory completion of the supervised practice experiences and MPH, the Program Director will provide the dietetic intern with a copy of the Verification Form and notify the Commission on Dietetic Registration of the intern’s successful completion of the Dietetic Internship at USF. The graduate is then eligible to sit for the Registration Examination for Dietitians.

Credentialing Process

Completion of the dietetic internship allows interns to sit for the Registration Examination for Dietitians. After successfully passing the Registration Examination for Dietitians, one may practice as a registered dietitian nutritionist. Application for state licensure may be made after credentialing.