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Community Nutrition with Dietetic Intership

The Dietetic Internship program at Southern Illinois University Carbondale is a 24-30 month experience offered in conjunction with Master of Science degree in Food and Nutrition with a concentration in Community Nutrition. Our gratuate program emphasizes health promotion and disease prevention, along with primary and/or ambulatory health care. Graduates are empowered with the education and 1200 hours of supervised practice necessary to successfully pass the credentialing exam to become a Registered Ditetitian Nutritionist.

 

Accreditation

The Dietetic Internship at Southern Illinois University is currently granted continued full accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. ACEND can be contacted by email: ACEND@eatright.org, phone: (312) 899-0040 x5400, or mail: 120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2190, Chicago, IL 60606-6995. Website: http://www.eatrightpro.org/acend