The Master of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics: Dietetic Internship Option at Eastern Illinois University is designed to equip graduates to work effectively in a variety of settings utilizing clinical, food service/management, and/or community dietetics competencies. The 1280-hour Dietetic Internship builds on undergraduate and graduate academic courses. The program features a Nutrition Education Emphasis.
Provide an environment conducive to critical thinking and problem solving through learning and application of current and emerging aspects of dietetics practice within the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
Enhance student's ability to work independently and collaboratively while developing professional competencies of a dietitian as identified by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
Provide an environment that supports the program's unique Nutrition Education emphasis, including varied opportunities, experiences and instructional presentations for nutrition education throughout the graduate coursework and Dietetic Internship experiences.
Upon completion of the program, the graduate will: