Dietetic Internship Program

Emory University Hospital

  • Challenging 9-month program
  • Concentration on medical nutrition therapy
  • Accepts 8 interns each year
  • Program begins in early to mid- August and ends in mid-May
  • Program has been fully accredited since 1967
  • The program does not provide financial aid 

The Emory Hospitals Dietetic Internship Program is a challenging nine-month post-baccalaureate program accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND). ACEND is recognized by the United States Department of Education. This affirms that ACEND meets national standards and is a reliable authority on the quality of nutrition and dietetics programs. 

Contact information for ACEND is listed below:

Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000
Chicago, Illinois 60606-6995
312-899-0040 ext. 5400


Rotations, classes and other learning experiences are designed to meet the Standards of Education and the Competency Statements for Supervised Practice Programs established by ACEND.  The program's emphasis is nutrition therapy. 

The internship prepares interns to sit for the registration examination to become registered dietitians and provides interns with the skills necessary to function as entry level dietitians and to compete effectively in the rapidly changing job market.  Licensure is required for dietitians to practice in Georgia.  Licensure requirements may vary by state.  Registration is required for licensure.

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