Fall 2022 Match
Attention prospective internship applicants, we have exciting news! During the Fall 2022 match (DICAS application and D&D Digital deadline September 25, 2022) both the on-site and the distance tracks for the Dietetic Internship will be accepting applications for a Dietetic Internship (DI) only option and a Master’s of Science in Nutrition and Dietetic Internship combination (MS/DI) option. Both options will start in January of 2023. Please note that if you apply and are accepted to the MS/DI option of either track, you will also be required to apply to the UH graduate school in November of 2022. Graduate application information is available here.
Applying to the Dietetic Internship (DI) only option:
DICAS/D&D Digital information for on-site DI only option:
DICAS: University of Houston- On-site (UH DI)
D&D Digital Number: 520
DICAS/D&D Digital information for distance DI only option:
DICAS: University of Houston- Distance (UH DI)
D&D Digital Number: 574
Applying to the Master’s of Science in Nutrition and Dietetic Internship combination (MS/DI) option:
DICAS/D&D Digital information for on-site MS/DI option:
DICAS: University of Houston- On-site (UH MS/DI)
D&D Digital Number: 638
DICAS/D&D Digital information for distance MS/DI option:
DICAS: University of Houston- Distance (UH MS/DI)
D&D Digital Number: 639
If you have any questions, please contact Claudia Scott at email@example.com.
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Welcome to the Dietetic Internship Program
The University of Houston Dietetic Internship program is a ACEND ( Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics, 120 South Riverside Plaza Ste 2190, Chicago IL 60606-6995, Ph: 1-800-877-1600 ext 5400) accredited post-baccalaureate program. The program goals reflect the major points of our philosophy: quality instruction and broad-based site training. Please go through the "Why UH" pages for a better idea of the unique experience of completing an internship with us.
The program offers two tracks:
All supervised practice is completed in the greater houston area. UHDI faculty arrange preceptors and schedule.
The Onsite track offers lots of options with 40 active sites to choose from. Interns are encouraged to actively participate in planning a unique internship experience. Learn more about the onsite track.
The distance track is a fast paced program designed to allow interns to complete their supervised practice requirements in their local setting using sites and preceptors of their choice anywhere in the US.
Learn more about the distance track
Preselect option for UH students
UHDI participates in the preselect option for students receiving verification statements from UH DPD. Learn more about preselect at UH
Masters Degree Requirement from 2024
Effective January 1, 2024, the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) will require a minimum of a master’s degree to be eligible to take the credentialing exam to become a registered dietitian nutritionist (RDN). In order to be approved for registration examination eligibility with a bachelor’s degree, an individual must meet all eligibility requirements and be submitted into CDR’s Registration Eligibility Processing System (REPS) before 12:00 midnight Central Time, December 31, 2023. For more information about this requirement visit CDR’s website: https://www.cdrnet.org/graduatedegree. In addition, CDR requires that individuals complete coursework and supervised practice in program(s) accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND). Graduates who successfully complete the ACEND-accredited DPD program at The University of Houston are eligible to apply to an ACEND-accredited supervised practice program.
For more information about educational pathways to become a RDN please click here.