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An intern in the Georgia Southern Dietetic Internship can expect to incur the following approximate expenses throughout the internship. The Graduate School expenses are eligible for financial aid. Interns are considered full-time students summer and spring semester and part-time fall semester.

Type of ExpenseApplication Costs
Georgia Southern College of Graduate School application fee$50
DICAS application fee$50
D&D Matching Service registration fee$55
Background Check$45
GRE Testnot required
 Total$200
 Program Fees & Tuition Costs
Summer Graduate School tuition & fees$3,827
($11,907 out-of-state tuition)
10 credits summer term
Fall Graduate School tuition & fees*
Year One
$2442
($6582 out-of-state tuition)
5 credits Fall term
Spring Graduate School tuition & fees*
Year One
$799
($2,455 out-of-state tuition)
2 credits Spring term
*based on 2021-2022 posted fees
Total $7,068
($20,944 out-of-state tuition)
 Living Expenses & Miscellaneous Costs
Textbooks & class supplies$1000
Professional liability insurance$16
Health insurance$2,076
Vaccinations and TB test$164

Criminal background check & drug testing

*Practice sites may require additional background check, drug testing and physical exam.

$74
CPR certification$40
ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification$36
Nutrition organization membership$60
Auto insurance$2,400 ($200/month)
Auto gasoline and maintenance$4,800 ($400/month)
Housing$6,000 ($500/month)
Meals$3,600 ($10/day)
Other living expenses$6,000
 Total$26,266

Total Internship Costs

$33,534 ($47,410 out-of-state)

Clinical hospital rotation sites are located in Statesboro, Savannah, Brunswick, Douglas, Tifton, Macon, Warner Robins and Valdosta.

Last updated: 8/20/2021