The Dietetic Internship Distance Certificate Program is a distance program. It accepts Twenty-Five applicants each year. Beginning in July and ending in May, the program allows interns to complete a minimum of 1200 hours of supervised dietetic practice within a Ten-month period.
Oakwood University provides experience at various hospitals, food service institutions, and long-term care, public health and wellness facilities across the North Alabama area and Tennessee Valley. It’s possible for students to perform their rotations in facilities located near their hometowns after the first week of orientation.
This program is accredited by ACEND (Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics), of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Association.
ACEND 120 South Riverside, Plaza Suite 2000, Chicago, IL, 60606-6995, (telephone) 312-899-0040 X 5400.
Its purpose is to prepare graduates to be eligible to write and pass the National Registration Examination for Dietitians.
*Program outcome data is available upon request.