The dietetic internship program has been granted Candidate for Accreditation status by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND). It qualifies graduates to take the exam for professional credentialing as a Registered Dietitian (RD). The program of study has a concentration in community nutrition and public health, and consists of four graduate courses and 1,272 supervised practice internship hours completed in healthcare organizations and other community-based settings. Interns complete the program with 21 graduate credits which may be applied toward the master’s degree (M.P.H. or M.S). The university awards a certificate to the program’s graduates.