All applicants aspiring to become a registered dietitian nutritionist must provide an original, signed Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) Verification of Completion Statement from the Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD) director. Aspiring dietitians must apply to the program through the Dietetic Internship Centralized Application Services (DICAS) computer matching system for the application process. Applications and letters of reference must be submitted through DICAS.
There are two DICAS match deadlines each year. Approximate deadlines are:
- the second week of February
- the fourth week of September
Check with your DPD program director, Academy Accreditation staff, or D&D Digital Systems for the exact deadline date.
As part of the application, official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended should be sent to the following address:
DICAS Transcript Department
P.O. Box 9118
Watertown, MA 02472
You will also need to fill out the Supervised Practice Selection Form and submit it via DICAS.
Download Form (PDF)
If you have questions about the application process or fees, please contact DICAS by email
or at 617-612-2855
Applicants must also register online with D&D Digital to participate in the matching process. A list of selected programs must be submitted by the deadline.
Applicants may be interviewed by the Dietetic Internship Director on campus or via video conference.
The Ball State Dietetic Internship does have a Preselect Option (PDF).
Do You Already Have a Doctorate?
Please review our guidelines and instructions (PDF) for students with doctorates.