Medical Nutrition Education

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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.

View admission requirements for the UNMC Dietetic Internship Program.

Master of Science Degree Option
The Medical Nutrition Education Program is affiliating with the Medical Sciences Interdepartmental Area (MSIA) Graduate Program to offer a Master of Science degree with an emphasis in Medical Nutrition. Students enrolled in the UNMC Dietetic Internship Program are eligible to apply to the MSIA Graduate Program. During the dietetic internship, students will complete 15 semester hours of graduate course credit that will contribute toward this Master of Science degree.

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