You must complete both the dietetic internship (DICAS) and the graduate school GrAdMIT applications and requirements.  

Please note: this involves one, non-refundable application fee to DICAS and one $50 application fee to the graduate program, by way of an online credit card; see below for additional details).

DICAS Application Deadline

Apply no later than Feb. 15, 2019 for the 2019/2020 academic year.

DICAS Application and Requirements

  • Your first step is to apply to the University at Buffalo Dietetic Internship with Master of Science in Nutrition, through the online Dietetic Internship Centralized Application Services (DICAS). This service will provide us with your application, along with three recommendation forms, unofficial transcripts, a verification statement or Declaration of Intent to Complete the Degree form and personal statement of career objectives and plans. Contact DICAS at 617-612-2855 with any questions.
  • Next, you will prioritize your internships by participating in a computer matching program through D&D Digital Systems.

UB Graduate Application and Requirements

  • First, apply to the University at Buffalo Clinical Nutrition MS program. Make sure to include your electronic signature on the application or it will be listed as incomplete.
  • A $50 non-refundable application fee is required. Pay via a credit card as part of the online application.

Final Requirements

  • Once accepted to the Dietetic Internship with Master of Science in Nutrition, submit the following required materials.
    • A verification statement signed by your didactic program director. If you have not completed all coursework, include a signed Declaration of Intent to Complete the Degree form and/or a signed Approval of Minimum Academic Requirements.
    • Original transcripts from every institution (including University at Buffalo) that you have attended. Transcripts must show a minimum overall GPA of 3.0 for undergraduate work. Transcripts reflecting bachelor's degree conferral date must be sent to Courtney Frisch, University at Buffalo, 206 Kimball Tower, Buffalo, NY 14214.
    • GRE scores. Scores do not have to be included in the application packet but must be received by Aug. 1. When requesting scores, use code 2925 for UB and 0214 for nutrition. Learn more about requesting GRE scores.
    • TOEFL exam scores of greater than 549 on the written test or 212 on the computer-based test.

Secondary recommendations and career statements are not required for the graduate application since you will send this information in your formal internship application through DICAS.

Questions about the application process?

Contact Nicole Klem, MS, RDN, CDN at 716-829-5653 or

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