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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 while enrolled in courses, even for the spring semester while enrolled in 2-credit hours of practicum experience.

Georgia Southern College of Graduate School application fee$50
Background Check$37
DICAS application fee$50
D & D Matching Service registration fee$55
 $192 Total Application Costs
 Program Fees & Tuition Costs
Graduate School summer tuition & fees (10 credits summer semester)$3,816 ($12,096 out-of-state tuition)
Graduate School fall tuition & fees (5 credits fall semester)$2,431 ($6,571 out-of-state tuition)
Graduate School spring tuition & fees (2 credits spring semester)$799 ($2,455 out-of-state tuition)
total credit hours$7,046 ($21,122 out-of-state tuition) Total Program Fees & Tuition Costs
 Living Expenses & Miscellaneous Costs
Professional liability insurance$17
Health insurance$2,076
Vaccinations and TB test$164

Criminal background check & drug testing

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

CPR certification$60
ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification$36
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics & community nutrition organization memberships$80
Auto insurance$2,400 ($200/month)
Auto gasoline and maintenance$4,800 ($400/month)
Housing$6,000 ($500/month)
Meals$3,600 ($6-10/day at supervised practice sites)
 $20,287 Total Living Expenses & Miscellaneous Costs

Total Internship Costs

Note:  It is important to factor expenses such as the cost of housing if your hospital rotation site is located in a distant area.

$27,545 ($41,621 out-of-state)

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

Last updated: 6/14/2021