Dietetics Internship
Online Program

About This Online Program

Welcome to the University of Northern Colorado's innovative, nationwide Dietetic Internship Program; a new method of fulfilling dietetic internship requirements. This program, established in 1995, is unique in being the first to base the learning structure on a Distance Education Model. You can complete the program without relocating.

This online Dietetic Internship is designed to accept up to 30 interns per year. Students, with the program director’s guidance, will select the facilities where they will complete their practice experience and will play a role in the design their program of study.

This internship program is fully accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Dietetics and Nutrition Education (ACEND, formerly CADE) with the American Dietetic Association.

The Dietetics Internship Program, offered by the UNC Dietetics and Nutrition Department through the Office of Extended Studies, begins each Summer. Students will be admitted once a year via a competitive admission process. Applications must be postmarked by Feb 15 each year. Applicants will be notified of decision by April 3.

More Resources

We encourage you to visit the Dietetics Internship Program website for more detailed information and additional resources including

  • More detailed information on the course of study and costs for the program
  • Important dates
  • Available areas of concentration


Contact the Academic Program Coordinator

Contact the Off-Campus Program Coordinator

Amy Baird
(970) 351-1769

Academic Program Coordinator for Dietetics Program
Alana Cline
(970) 351-1783

Course of Study

In addition to oversight of your internship requirements, this program provides four academic graduate credits. These credits are required courses to be completed online during the first two weeks of the internship, followed by a three-day orientation in Greeley, Colorado. The courses are designed to orient interns to the program standards of practice and to ensure that each intern has the resources to attain competence in each area of practice.

For more information about the program schedule and areas of concentration, visit the Dietetics Internship Program website.

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