Welcome to the UH 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 The following tracks:
Onsite DI only option
Interns will complete their rotations in the greater Houston area.
DICAS: University of Houston- On-site (UH DI)
D&D Digital Number: 520
Distance DI only option
Interns complete their rotations at a location of their choice.
DICAS: University of Houston- Distance (UH DI)
D&D Digital Number: 574
Onsite MS/DI option
Masters in Nutrition combined with On-site DI
DICAS: University of Houston- On-site (UH MS/DI)
D&D Digital Number: 638
Distance MS/DI option
Masters in Nutrition combined with Distance DI.
DICAS: University of Houston- Distance (UH MS/DI)
D&D Digital Number: 639
Preselect option for UH studentsUHDI participates in the preselect option for students receiving verification statements from UH DPD.
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.