MS-DI Program Completion Requirements
Interns have successfully completed the combined Georgia Southern Masters of Science in Nutrition and Foods & Dietetic Internship after completing the 45 graduate credit hours, earning a C or better in all classes and a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better, passing the graduate program comprehensive examination, completing a minimum of 1200 hours of supervised practice experience, earning a minimum grade of B when evaluated by each preceptor at each supervised practice site. Program graduates will receive paper copies of the Verification Statement of program completion, signed by the program director, after all program requirements are successfully completed. Program graduates will then be eligible to take the registration examination for dietitians.
Licensure for Registered Dietitians
Upon passing the Registration Examination for Dietitians, students will be eligible to practice as a registered dietitian. Registered dietitians practicing in the state of Georgia must be licensed with the State of Georgia; many other states also require licensure or certification. For more information on Licensure for Registered Dietitians in the State of Georgia, visit http://sos.georgia.gov/plb/dietitians/.
Last updated: 8/13/2021