… to provide the practical experiences which will enable graduates of ADA didactic programs to become competent, entry level dietetic practitioners prepared for the challenges of a changing society and to impress on interns the importance of life long education and self-improvement …
The ADA allows programs the flexibility to modify supervised
experiences for individuals with extensive learning and professional
competence acquired outside the academic setting.
A maximum of 6 credits may be waived for professional competency.
Waiver Process: (for more information click here )
Submit Sage Graduate School Dietetic Internship Application and submit SGS DI Practicum Course Waiver Application with corresponding Professional Competency Portfolio(s) (one portfolio for each practicum course to be waived).
Oral presentation and interview, one session for each practicum course to be waived.
Pass the course specific examination(s) with a grade of 70% or better, one exam for each course to be waived.
Program Fee and Tuition are reduced based on number of credits waived.
“ The program was both intense and challenging. I enjoyed
it immensely and would highly recommend it to anyone
seeking the skills necessary to become a successful dietitian
“ Sage Graduate School was my first choice for the DI program because of the small class size, professors with professional nutrition experience and both an independent and team-based approach to learning.”
“ A degree from The Sage Colleges and completion of the
DI program opened many doors for me. Within 3 years at
my current place of employment, I was promoted to lead a
For any questions you may have concerning our dietetic internship or further details regarding the DI/MS option, please contact DI Director, Melodie Bell-Cavallino, MS, RD, CDN, FADA, at (518) 244-2075 or via e-mail at [email_address] .
The Sage Colleges Dietetic Internship Program participates in the ADA Computer Matching Process