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Dietetic Internship Program

The Dietetic Internship Program is a post-baccalaureate program offered by UI Hospitals & Clinics that prepares students to sit for the registration examination to become a registered dietitian.

Admission Requirements 

Applicants must meet the Admission Requirements of the Graduate College and the department offering the degree program (review the department's web site or the General Catalog for departmental requirements).

Estimated Cost of Attendance

Tuition and fees vary by degree program and the type of student you are.

Application Deadlines 

  • Fall semester—February 15
  • Spring semester—not offered
  • Summer session—not offered

Application Procedures 

  • Application to the dietetic internship program requires that you successfully complete the American Dietetic Association (ADA) Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD) requirements and at least a bachelor’s degree at a U.S. regionally accredited university or college prior to the start date of the internship.
  • Applicants to the Dietetic Internship (DI) must participate in a computer matching program. Information booklets, mark/sense preference cards, and release cards may be obtained by contacting your Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD) or use the online program offered by D&D Digital Systems. Request instructions and a “mark/sense preference” card for the matching program with enough time to meet the February 15 application deadline.
  • Complete the University's Dietetic Internship Application and submit it to the UI Department of Food and Nutritional Services with the required supporting materials.
  • Send your official GRE scores from Educational Testing Service (the University's institutional code is 6681) to the UI Office of Admissions.

Contact Information 

Dietetic Internship Program
Department of Food and Nutrition Services 
University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
W146 GH
Iowa City, IA 52242-1051 
laurie-kroymann@uiowa.edu
Phone: 319-356-1240

Office of Admissions
The University of Iowa
107 Calvin Hall
Iowa City, IA 52242-1396
admissions@uiowa.edu
319-335-1525