The mission of the Dietetic Internship with MS in Nutrition is to provide a period of supervised practice to students of Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) accredited undergraduate programs, so that they achieve the performance requirements necessary to take the registered dietitian examination, while also receiving a master's degree (MS) in nutrition.
The program emphasizes the interaction of interns, faculty and staff who act with integrity and seek personal and professional excellence. The mission further reflects the research, service and training missions of the University at Buffalo, the School of Public Health and Health Professions, and the Department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences. It intends to train health practitioners who will provide leadership in research and clinical settings in the region, state and nation. Moreover, the internship’s chosen concentration area, nutrition and community wellness, addresses the service need in Buffalo and Western New York area. These practitioners will be trained to utilize innovations in research and technology in the prevention and amelioration of illness.
The University at Buffalo Dietetic Internship with MS in Nutrition program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics 120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000 Chicago, IL 60606-6995.
Phone: (312) 899-0040 x5400