Dietetic Internship Certificate Graduate Program

Why complete your dietetic internship at Missouri State?

  • You will have two unique community-based concentration areas to choose from so that you are able to help others in the community while pursuing your career objectives and positioning yourself to take the Registration Examination for Dietitians.
  • Training in practicums with rural health clinics, hospitals, public school systems, and community organizations will prepare you for a variety of dietetic career paths.
  • You will receive one-on-one attention from our faculty who actively participate in research, clinical practice and community outreach programs.
  • We offer you international experiences where you can complete supervised rotations in another country for one week or a whole semester.
  • You will work with preceptors - professionals in the area - during your rotations to create, design and implement programs in the community.
  • You will complete rotations all located within a 110 mile radius of the University.
  • Join our Open House on January 8, 2016! Details coming soon. 

Take your degree to the next level

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 receive a Verification Statement and be eligible to take the Registration Examination for Dietitians administered by the Commission on Dietetic Registration.

Choose from two unique areas of concentration


Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics

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Suite 2000, Chicago, IL 60606-6995

Phone: 800-877-1600 ext. 5400



Accreditation status

The Missouri State University Dietetic Internship Certificate Program has been granted candidacy for accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics.

Questions regarding dietetics education may be e-mailed to Information also is available on the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics website.