During this nine-month program you will complete 18 credit hours of courses and participate in a minimum of 1,200 supervised practice hours in Springfield and the surrounding area. After you graduate from this certificate program you will be eligible to take the national registration examination to become a registered dietitian. The dietetic internship certificate program offers you two unique areas of concentration to choose between the rural health concentration or the public affairs concentration.
Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
120 South Riverside Plaza
Suite 2000, Chicago, IL 60606-6995
Phone: 800-877-1600 ext. 5400
The Missouri State University Dietetic Internship Certificate Program has been granted candidacy for accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics.