Internship Organization

The internship consists of a total of 1260 practice hours with a maximum class size of 10 interns annually.

One class is admitted each academic year which begins in August and ends in April. Interns register for 9 credit hours in the fall and 9 credit hours in the spring semesters.

The program follows the university academic calendar and observes most university holidays.

The community public health rotation includes but is not limited to WIC, Head Start, community research, a food bank rotation and private practice.

Internship rotations include community & public health, hospital and administration, clinical, medical nutrition therapy, foodservice administration, and management, and staffing.

The program has a concentration area of School Foodservice Management

The Dietetics Internship at Prairie View A&M University is currently accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) the credentialing agency for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The address and phone number of CADE are 120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000, Chicago Il 60606-6695, (312)899-4876 or 1-(800)-877-1600 ext. 5500. Website:

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