Graduate Programs

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Dietetic Internship Program: Certificate


The Dietetic Internship at the University of Delaware is a web-based program that can be completed almost anywhere in the United States. This internship interprets the missions of the University, the College of Health Sciences and the Department of Health Behavior and Nutrition Sciences through its activities to promote philosophies to include education of students, service in the community and participation in professional organizations.

This internship provides graduates of a didactic program in dietetics (DPD) and a graduate degree with an opportunity to increase their knowledge of food and nutrition science, and to acquire competencies needed to practice dietetics in a variety of settings. Upon successful completion of the program, each student will receive a verification of completion certificate and be eligible to take the Registration Examination for Dietitians.


Application Deadline


January 15Preselect deadline
May 31Final deadline to apply


* International applicants are not eligible to obtain a U.S. student visa solely with an acceptance to a UD graduate certificate program. Certificates may be added by full-time matriculated graduate students.

UD Tuition

The 2023-2024 UD graduate student tuition rate per credit hour is $1028.