Dietetic Internship

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Program Description

The California State University, Fresno Dietetic Internship is a 9-month, full-time, unpaid program with a culturally competent health promotion/disease prevention concentration. This internship prepares graduates to serve the diverse needs of the San Joaquin Valley and beyond. Interns complete supervised practice experiences in a variety of facilities in the Central San Joaquin Valley of California, including a veterans' hospital, a state prison, a school district, two private hospitals, an out-patient diabetes program and cooperative extension. Eight units of graduate-level course work are required as part of the dietetic internship. Please click here to get more information about the program.




  1. Completed a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution.
  2. Completed an approved Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD) verification statement and or declaration of intent within the last 5 years.
  3. Earned a minimum cumulative and overall DPD of 3.0 GPA .
  4. Earned a minimum score of 138V/136Q  on the GRE General Test. GRE is NOT required for applicants for admittance in Fall 21
These are the only 4 of 8 requirements. If you would like to get more information about requirements, please click here.

Accreditation Status

AccredidationThe California State University, Fresno Dietetic Internship has been granted accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Education and Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) the accrediting agency for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. 120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000, Chicago, IL 60606-6995, 312-899-0040, Ext. 5400.