Dietetic Internship Programs
Two Opportunities to Complete Your Internship
The Department of Dietetics and Human Nutrition offers two options for students to complete the required hours of supervised practice to become a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN). Both programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND). After completion of either option, students are eligible to sit for the Commission on Dietetic Registration national registry exam to earn the RDN credential.
Accelerated Coordinated Program
Our ACEND accredited Accelerated Coordinated Program includes 3.5 years of undergraduate coursework, 1 year of graduate coursework and 7 months of supervised practice.
Explore our ACEND accredited Dietetic Internship Program, which includes didactic & hybrid online education including 7 months of supervised practice.
Breeding-Smith Edge Scholarship
Apply for the annual Breeding-Smith Edge scholarship in the Dietetic Internship or Accelerated Coordinated Program to assist in funding your education and your future.
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Interested in becoming a preceptor? Click here to complete our introductory survey or review details below on each of our internship rotations.
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Department of Dietetics and Human Nutrition
204 Funkhouser Building
Lexington, KY 40506
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