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 for online computer matching (see

I. First, you are required to submit an application through the centralized application process (DICAS). The current fees are found here. Applicants must also register online at D+D Digital for computer matching and select dietetic internship priority choices. There is a $65.00 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 and submit all required application materials. Be sure to select College of Public Health, Master of Public Health, concentration in Nutrition and Dietetics and register for the FALL semester. If matched to the internship this will be adjusted for the Summer semester start. Information about application fees can be found at
  2. Allow two to four weeks for SOPHAS to verify the application. Once verified, the application will be sent to USF and entered into our Graduate University System. You will receive an email confirming your verified SOPHAS application has been received by USF.

III. Third, While waiting for SOPHAS to verify your application, complete the USF application and submit the fee. This 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. The application fee is $30.

  1. Select College of Public Health, Master of Public Health, concentration in Nutrition and Dietetics for the SUMMER semester.
  2. Do not upload or submit any application materials directly to USF. All application materials must be submitted only to SOPHAS.

Monitor your email for application decisions and other important communications. If you have questions about the SOPHAS or USF application, contact