Medical Nutrition Education

Dietetic Internship Post-Baccalaureate Certificate
The UNMC Dietetic Internship Program is offered through the Medical Nutrition Education Division of the UNMC College of Allied Health Professions and is currently granted accreditation status by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The competency based curriculum meets the supervised practice component requirements for dietetics education, addressing all generalist program competencies and providing an emphasis in nutrition therapy. Graduates of the 11-month program are well prepared for careers in dietetics and nutrition and are eligible to take the national registration examination for dietitians administered by the Commission on Dietetic Registration, the credentialing agency for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

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Master's Degree Option
The Medical Nutrition Education Program offers a Master of Medical Nutrition (MMN) degree. Students enrolled in the UNMC Dietetic Internship Program are eligible to pursue a master’s degree upon completion of the post baccalaureate certificate requirements. During the dietetic internship, students will complete coursework that will contribute towards this master’s degree.

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