Master of Science in Clinical Nutrition With Dietetic Internship Admissions & Deadlines

How to apply

Entry term: Fall (September)
Application cycle: October - February
Application deadline: February 15, 2023 - as determined by DICAS

Complete the following steps to apply for the Combined Master of Science/Dietetic Internship in Clinical Nutrition program:

Complete an application using the Dietetics Inclusive Centralized Application Services (DICAS).

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You will also need the following ready to submit directly to DICAS:

  1. Official transcripts from every U.S. college or university attended. For courses and degrees completed outside the United States, submit international course evaluations.
    • A bachelor’s degree from a college or university with a verification statement from an accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD) prior to enrollment is required.
    • A cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale is strongly recommended.
  2. Name and email addresses for three references. DICAS will contact each reference with instructions on how to complete an online evaluation.
  3. Personal statement. Please address the following with a 1,000 word limit: Why do you want to enter the dietetics profession; discuss experiences that have helped to prepare you for your career; what are your short-term and long-term goals; what are your strengths or weaknesses or areas needing improvement.

③ If your native language is not English, submit Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) scores.

④ Register for computer matching with D & D Digital Systems and select dietetic internship priority choices.

⑤ Participate in a personal interview with program faculty.

Admission into the dietetic internship is automatic admission into the Master of Science Clinical Nutrition program at Rush University.

You will need to complete the secondary Rush Application only if you are accepted/match into the Rush University dietetic internship program. Please do not complete the secondary application until you have been asked to do so.

Admissions Contact
Mark McInerney, PhD