Program Schedule

In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) standards, dietetic interns are required to complete 1000 hours of supervised practice, of which 700 hours must be conducted in a professional workplace setting and 300 hours may come from alternate supervised experiences including simulated case studies and role playing. UMass Amherst dietetic internship provides interns with approximately 900 supervised hours in a workplace setting and nearly 200 hours of alternate supervised practice hours.