How to Apply

The Master of Science in Nutrition (Clinical Concentration) + Dietetic Internship (MS+DI) program is designed for students who have completed a bachelor’s degree and have or will be receiving a Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD) Verification Statement from an ACEND-accredited DPD program. For questions about the program or the application process, please reach out to us at sargrad@bu.edu.

Please note there are two ways to apply to the MS+DI program:

  1. Pre-Select Program – Boston University has been approved to open our pre-select program to all MS+DI applicants who have graduated from an ACEND-accredited DPD program. Applicants who are admitted and commit to the BU pre-select program are not eligible to apply to another supervised practice option through the Dietetic Internship Centralized Application Services (DICAS). To apply, please follow the “MS+DI: Pre-Select Application Instructions” below.
  2. DICAS/DI Match Program – After the pre-select application phase, prospective students can apply for any remaining openings to the MS+DI program using the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics national computer matching process through the Dietetic Internship Centralized Application Services (DICAS) system and through D&D Digital. For detailed information about the DICAS computer matching process, visit the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ Dietetic Internship Match website. To apply, please follow the “MS+DI: DICAS/DI Match Application Instructions” below.

MS+DI: Pre-Select Application Instructions

The 2021-2022 Boston University application cycle will open on September 1, 2021.

Application Deadline: December 1, 2021 (for Fall 2022 entry)

Pre-select applicants should apply online using the Boston University Application. Be sure to select “Master of Science in Nutrition/Dietetic Internship (Pre-Select)” as your program. The following items are required to be considered for admission to the program:

Pre-select applicants will be notified of their admission decision before the end of January.

MS+DI: DICAS/DI Match Application Instructions

The 2021-2022 Boston University application cycle will open on September 1, 2021.

Application Deadline: February 15, 2022 (for Fall 2022 entry)

For any remaining openings to the MS+DI program not filled through the pre-select application phase, prospective students can apply through the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics national computer matching process. To apply, applicants must submit two separate applications:

Applicants must also register for the DI Matching Service through D&D Digital.

The following items are required to be considered for admission to the program. Please read carefully, as some application materials should be submitted through DICAS while other items should be submitted with your Boston University Application.

Additional Information

  • Given the COVID-19 pandemic, we recognize that many colleges/universities moved to a pass/fail or credit/no credit system of grading for spring semester 2020.  Please know that we will accept prerequisite coursework taken and completed during spring 2020 in which a student received a “pass” or “credit” grade designation. We will not accept coursework for spring 2020 coursework graded “fail” or “no credit.”
  • For more information regarding state licensing requirements, please visit the State Authorization & Distance Education website.

Questions?

Please contact us at sargrad@bu.edu.