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School of Adult and Graduate Education

Dietetic Internship Program

Onsite Track

Students who select the onsite track will complete their Dietetic Internship rotations in facilities in the greater Lehigh Valley area (within 100 miles of Cedar Crest College). Interns will be able to select and rank their facility choices based on their interests and their residence.  Final site placements are determined by the internship.

Examples of Facilities Include:

  • Lehigh Valley Health Network (inpatient and outpatient)
  • St. Luke’s University Health Network (inpatient and outpatient)
  • Long-term care facilities
  • College Foodservice (includes: Cedar Crest College, Moravian College, and Lehigh University)
  • K – 12 School Food Service
  • Bethlehem and Allentown Health Bureaus
  • Retail Grocery Stores
  • And more!

Online Master in Nutrition

Onsite students must have dual enrollment in the Dietetic Internship and Cedar Crest College’s online graduate Master in Nutrition program. Interns enrolled in the “Fast Track” program will earn 18 graduate credits upon program completion. (For more information: Master in Nutrition).

Online Classes Include:

DI-required Graduate Classes

  • 3 credits: Clinical Nutrition
  • 3 credits: Food Service Management
  • 3 credits: Community Nutrition
  • 3 credits: Community Concentration or Diabetes Concentration

Fast Track Masters in Nutrition Classes

  • Fall: 3 credits: Cultural Competency and Ethics In Health 
  • Spring: 3 credits: Health Policy and Advocacy or other elected class

NOTE: Onsite Interns enrolled in the Fast Track option will have full time graduate status during the DI for financial aid assistance.

Upon completion of the Dietetic Internship, interns can finish the Masters in Nutrition program ONLINE at Cedar Crest College at a 20% discounted rate if they have continuous enrollment.

Please note: an essay on Professional Goals must be submitted after acceptance into the Dietetic Internship Program.


Please see How to Apply/Onsite Track