Graduation and Program Completion Requirements

The intern will require the following to successfully complete the UB Dietetic Internship with MS in Nutrition program.

  1. Successful achievement and documentation of at least 1200 hours of supervised practice hours
  2. A minimum “satisfactory” rating on final evaluations from all preceptors in all rotations:  Acute Care, Long Term Care, Clinical Nutrition Management, Renal, Specialty, Institutional Food Service, Community Food Service, Pediatric, Critical Care, Community Wellness, Research
  3. All competencies must be met at or above the satisfactory level. Passing is defined for each competency, as found on the Learning Assessment Matrix.
  4. All assignments must be submitted and deemed acceptable by the clinical director &/or program director, as outlined on the Summary of Documentation for each semester.
  5. All evaluation forms must be turned in, as outlined on the Summary of Documentation.
  6. For the comprehensive exam track, 55 hours of graduate coursework must completed with a minimum grade of “B-“to pass the UB DI with MS in Nutrition program.
  7. For the thesis track, 56 hours of graduate coursework must be completed with a minimum grade of “B-“ to pass the UB DI with MS in Nutrition program.
  8. Three paper copies of the verification statement will only be provided to the students who have successfully and satisfactorily completed the above noted graduation requirements and have been issued the MS in Nutrition graduate degree to signify program completion. The verification statements will be signed in ink color other than black.
  9. The student has a maximum of 3 years to complete the UB Dietetic Internship with MS in Nutrition program.

Questions?

Contact Barbara Schultz at 716-829-5653 or bmc2@buffalo.edu.

Contact Jennifer L. Temple, PhD at 716-829-5593 or jltemple@buffalo.edu.