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Dietetic Internship

Long Island University (LIU)

12 months
1274 USD/year
1274 USD/year
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The Long Island University (LIU) Post Dietetic Internship (DI) is a graduate-level advanced certificate program that prepares students to sit for the Registration Examination for Dietitians (RD Exam), administered by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR).


Through coursework and supervised clinical experiences, students are equipped with the skills and knowledge to serve communities through the promotion of optimal nutrition, health and well-being. 

Key Features 

  • The need for dietetics practitioners is expected to increase as the health care community places a greater emphasis on the benefits of healthy eating, disease prevention and medical nutrition therapy. 
  • Upon successful completion of the Dietetic Internship from Long Island University (LIU), a Certificate of Advanced Studies is awarded, and students are eligible to sit for the (RD Exam). Upon passing the (RD Exam), a student will become a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN).


The program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Programme Structure

  • Students in the School of Health Professions and Nursing benefit from academic programs that have all gone through a rigorous accreditation process to ensure the highest level of standards in curriculum and instruction. 
  • In addition, the School is affiliated with some of the top hospitals, medical centers, clinics, health care and public service organizations in the world. 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




14 alternative credits


On Campus

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English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official Undergraduate transcripts for proof of baccalaureate degree or master’s degree and Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD) requirements. Applicants who will have not completed their degrees prior to admission deadlines should submit a transcript without the final semester's grades. Such applicants may be accepted pending receipt of their final degree noted transcripts. Submit one copy of official transcripts from all other institutions attended, including other graduate programs.
  • Three letters of recommendation (two from faculty; one from a work employer)
  • One copy of Declaration of Intent to complete the degree and minimal Academic Requirements or one copy of the Verification Statement 
  • Personal statement

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1274 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 1274 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    1274 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1274 USD for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 USD /month
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The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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