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Dietetic Internship Programs

At Georgia Southern University, we have two programs designed to prepare you for a career as a registered dietitian.

  • Dietetic Internship Certificate Program  
  • Combined Masters of Science in Nutrition and Foods & Dietetic Internship Program

The chart below will help you decide which program is the best fit for you.

DIETETIC INTERNSHIP CERTIFICATE PROGRAMCOMBINED MS IN NUTRITION AND FOODS PLUS DIETETIC INTERNSHIP PROGRAM
Program Length12 months20 months
Program Start DateSummer Semester: May 16, 2022Fall Semester: August 10, 2022
Application Due DateJanuary 15, 2022 pre-select
February 15, 2022 for spring matching
January 15, 2022 pre-select
February 15, 2022 for spring matching
Total Credit Hours1745
Must Have Graduated From a Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD)yesyes
Eligible to Take RD Examination Upon Completion of Programyesyes
Terminal Degreeno, certificateyes, MS
Thesis Requirednono. non-thesis
Must pass a comprehensive exam at the end of year one.

Last updated: 8/13/2021