Thank you for your interest in East Carolina University. Please follow the directions and provide the specified application materials to the proper locations. Failure to complete the application process disqualifies applications. If you are admitted to the combined Masters-Internship, you will know before January 31st. If you have any questions, please call the office at 252-744-1006.
Additional courses in dietetics or a related area are required to update a degree which was completed five (5) or more years prior to the current application postmark deadline.
Courses taken to satisfy the requirements must be completed at a U.S. regionally accredited college or university. A transcript verifying completion of the courses with a grade of "C" or better, must accompany the dietetic internship program packet. Only courses completed within the last five (5) years are acceptable.
|5-10 years||6 semester or 9 quarter hours. An official transcript verifying completion of the courses with a grade of "C" or better must accompany the application packet.|
|10 years or longer||Meet current Didactic Program in Dietetics requirements with no fewer than 12 semester hours. A new Verification Statement with original signature of the Program Director and a transcript documenting completion of required courses must be submitted to DICAS.|
Take the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) in time to include the scores in your Dietetic Internship Application. If you must repeat the test, it must be before the matching decisions are made. GRE scores must average out to 30% or higher in Math and in Verbal.
For financial aid, only FULL-TIME GRADUATE STUDENTS ARE ELIGIBLE. Contact the ECU Office of Financial Aid at 252-328-6610. The accredited dietetic internship allows you to defer student loans while enrolled as a full-time graduate student.
Note that MS-DI students complete graduate coursework in Year One and the dietetic internship in Year Two. Interns will interview with track supervisors during the spring of their first year of graduate study. There are no guarantees of placement in Greenville.