Program Completion

To complete the program the intern must successfully complete the
prescribed program of learning experiences and meet or exceed
established standards, as defined by the core competency statements.

All Tuition and fees must be paid in full prior to program completion.

  1. The prescribed program of learning experiences has been designed to meet the Standards of Education of the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics and will be completed in its entirety.
  2. The intern will be evaluated at specified intervals as delineated by Policy and Procedure 500.1, Evaluation of Interns. An acceptable standard of performance must be achieved.
  3. Successful completion of the Central Michigan University Dietetic Internship will culminate in receipt by the intern of The Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics Verification Statement (six originals) completed by the program director.

What is Computer Matching?

Applicants to the CMUDI must participate in computer matching. Applicants should visit the D&D Digital Systems website. This request should be made to allow turnaround time for submitting by the postmark deadline. There is a $50 charge for computer matching (payable to D&D Digital Systems) that is due with the applicant's prioritized ranking.

Application deadlines correspond with the D&D Digital deadline.

Summary of Key Information


Nutrition Therapy
Length of program
32 weeks

Number of interns


Graduate credits

12 semester hours of graduate credit granted for successful completion of internship.

Application fee

$50 nonrefundable (Application fee is due by the application deadline and must be made payable to CMU).

Financial assistance

Federal student loans and other financial aid and scholarships are available to interns enrolled in the CMU College of Graduate Studies as regular, degree-seeking students.

*Tuition and fees subject to change.