Combined Master's Degree and Dietetic Internship

Applicant Checklist

  • Provide a Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD) Verification Statement or Declaration of Intent to Complete a DPD submitted with the DICAS online application.

  • Provide official transcripts showing completion of at least a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university (bachelor's degree must be completed before beginning the program in August)

    • Submitted with the DICAS online application as well as to the NMSU Graduate School.
  • Request 3 letters of recommendation - submitted with the DICAS online application.

  • Provide a resume or curriculum vita - submitted with the DICAS online application.

  • Provide a 1-2 page personal statement addressing the following:

    • Describe significant professional responsibilities you have held.
    • State your professional goals and reasons for desiring to enroll in the MS/DI program.
    • Describe your strengths that will help you succeed in the program and in reaching your professional goals.
    • This personal statement should be submitted with the DICAS online application.
  • Complete the DICAS application by February 15.
  • Pay the Non-refundable NMSU Dietetic Internship application fee $50

Upon Admission to the Dietetic Internship Program

  • Apply online for admission into the NMSU Master of Science, Family and Consumer Sciences program with an emphasis in dietetics, at the Graduate School.

    • Pay the NMSU Graduate Application fee $40
    • Have two sets of Official Transcripts sent to Sylvia Gabriela Phillips, MS, RD, LD