In partnership with the Solmaz Institute, students complete an internship that meets basic ACEND competencies. Students will have the opportunity to gain in-depth knowledge of childhood obesity – prevention and treatment.
With successful completion, students will:
- Earn a Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD) Verification Statement
- Be able to sit for the Registered Dietitian (RD) certification exam administered by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR)
- Be able to apply nine of the eighteen earned credits to the MPH degree.
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND)
School Accreditation & Licensing
Lenoir-Rhyne University is accredited by:
Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools (ATS)
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Official College Transcript(s)
- This program requires an on-site orientation at the Hickory campus.
Massachusetts, US Territories