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Program Requirements for Entrance

For both concentrations: NT and COM interns must submit the following:

  • Letter of application (please indicate in the letter which concentration you would like to be considered for, Nutritional Therapy, Community or both)
  • ADA application,
  • A Bachelor’s Degree,
  • Verification Statement from an ADA approved/accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD) or a Declaration of Intent to complete the DPD must be submitted,
  • Signed DI professional program contract form found on the CSUN DI website, 
  • 3 letters of recommendations (One must be from and employer /supervisor and one must be from a full time Nutrition/Dietetics faculty.),
  • Applicants interested in applying to the DI must file a separate application for graduate school at California State University Northridge (CSUN).  Students must submit letter of acceptance to the university with the DI application. 

 

For NT concentration: 

  • Previous work experience in dietetics or related filed setting.  Clinical setting preferred.

For COM concentration:

  • The intern must be employed by a California WIC program at the time of application and maintain continued employment in good standing at a WIC agency. (One letter of recommendation must be from a WIC supervisor)

If the four positions are not filled with WIC employees, additional interns will be selected.

Applicants interested in applying to the DI must file a separate application for graduate school at California State University Northridge (CSUN). This can be done on-line through the university website: www.csun.edu