The Dietetic Internship (DI) Program is offered through the Department of Agriculture Nutrition and Human Ecology at Prairie View A&M University. The program is based upon accreditation standards established by:
The Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) of the credentialing agency for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
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Chicago, IL 60606-6995
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Students who successfully complete the internship will be verified for eligibility to write the Registration Examination leading to credentialing as a registered dietitian (RD).
Second Round Match Instructions
For instructions on the second round application process, please go to the Admission Requirements for the Dietetic Internship page.
Mission & Philosophy
The mission of the Prairie View A&M University Dietetics Internship (DI) Program is to provide excellent supervised practice experience and high quality education that will provide students with the necessary education and professional competencies essential to entry level dietetic practitioners.
The goals of Prairie View A&M University dietetic internship program are as follow:
The program will prepare students for a career as registered dietitians.
- Over a 5 year period 80% of employers surveyed will rank graduates knowledge and skills as satisfactory or better.
- 90% of graduates will indicate satisfaction with the training received during the dietetic internship.
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