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Admission Requirements and Selection Criteria

Applicants to the Dietetic Internship Program must meet the following requirements:

  1. Successful completion of a bachelor's degree with a GPA of greater than or equal to 3.00 (cumulative), greater than or equal to 3.00 (nutrition courses) and greater than or equal to 3.00 (biological/physical sciences).
  2. Graduate School requirements including GRE completion.
  3. A signed verification statement or declaration of intent to complete program signed by the program director from an ACEND-accredited/approved Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD). NCCU does not accept verification statements older than 4 years.
  4. Official transcripts from all universities and post-secondary institutions of learning showing day, month, and year of graduation.
  5. Electronically submit application and fee via DICAS. (https://portal.dicas.org )   Applications will be reviewed by the Dietetic Internship Committee and will be screened based on the above requirements and the following:
    • Work experience; academic honors; volunteer and community service
    • Personal and/or telephone interview
    • Applicant's letter of application
    • References.
  6. Submit Supplemental Application materials to NCCU postmarked no later than February 15, 2019. The Dietetic Internship Program at NCCU participates in computer matching through D & D Digital System. Only candidates who have registered with https://www.dnddigital.com/ D & D Digital System  will be considered for the DIP at NCCU. Admission into the Dietetic Internship Program is considered without regard to sex, race, color, age, religion, handicap, or national origin.

D & D Digital, is an Online Dietetics Internship Matching Service for the Academy of Nutrition AND).  The address and telephone number for D & D Digital is shown below.

D & D Digital A SIGLER Company
3100 South Riverside Dr.
Ames, IA 50010
Phone: 515-292-0490

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