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Combined Masters Degree and Dietetic Internship

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Prospective Dietetic Interns

Dear Prospective Dietetic Intern,

Thank you for your interest in the Dietetic Internship at New Mexico State University. Our program combines the dietetic internship with a graduate program leading to a Master of Science in Family and Consumer Sciences. Upon successful completion of the Combined Master's Degree and Dietetic Internship, the student qualifies to take the registration examination to become a Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist (RDN).

Our combined Master's Degree/Dietetic Internship has a concentration in the area of Community Nutrition in Cooperative Extension Service. New Mexico State University is the Land Grant University for the State of New Mexico. The dietetic interns accepted into this program will be given the unique opportunity to work with Cooperative Extension Service professionals at the local and state level to provide community nutrition programming and develop materials that can be used by the Cooperative Extension Service on a statewide basis. Experiences will include community needs assessments, program planning, and grant writing.

If you would like more information on the Combined Master's Degree and Dietetic Internship at New Mexico State University, please follow the links to the left.

Current Class

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Pictured from Left to Right: Michael Mendoza, Stuart Adams, Alejandro Colin, Amanda Esquibel, Eloisa Mena, Christina Saliba, and Cheryl Neeley

2013-2015 Dietetic Interns

For answers to specific questions, please contact:

Wanda Eastman, PhD, RD, LD, CDE
Department of Family & Consumer Sciences
New Mexico State University
PO Box 30003, MSC 3470
Las Cruces, NM 88003
Phone: (575) 646-1180
Fax: (575) 646-5042
Email: wmorgan@nmsu.edu

Carol W. Turner PhD, RD, LD
Department of Family & Consumer Sciences
New Mexico State University
PO Box 30003, MSC 3470
Las Cruces, NM 88003
Phone: (575) 646-3588
Fax: (575) 646-5042
Email: caturner@nmsu.edu