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Dietetic Internship Program

School of Adult and Graduate Education

Tuition and Financial Aid

Financial Aid

Please note that Financial Aid is available for students in the Dietetic Internship Program.

Student Financial Services
212 Blaney Hall 
100 College Drive 
Allentown PA 18104-6196 
Phone: (610) 606-4602 
Fax: (610) 606-4653 
For Financial Aid and Student Account Inquiries:

Learn More: Student Financial Services


Stand-alone Dietetic Internship [onsite or distance tracks]

  • $17,627 for the 2023-2024 academic year

 Graduate Programs Tuition Rates per Credit: 

  • Master in Nutrition | $750 per credit
  • Modular Master of Science | $865 per credit
  • Master of Science in Integrative Exercise Science | $750 per credit

Program Fees

Application Fee (non-refundable): $60
Acceptance Deposit (non-refundable): $500
Technology Fee per Semester: $100
Clinical Program Fee*: $850
*Clinical Program Fee includes medical and criminal compliance tracker, drug screening, intern/preceptor tracking portal, course software, and known facility fees  
Note: The College reserves the right to change the fees and charges when necessary. The deposit is credited toward the tuition cost for the first semester.

Additional Required Expenses

Child Abuse Clearance: $15
Liability Insurance: ~$26
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Student Membership: $58
Local Dietetic Association Membership: $10-$45
Textbooks, Online resources, & Supplies: ~$200
Lab Coat (2): ~$100
The additional expenses are estimates only and are subject to change. They are provided to help you budget your finances during the internship.

Variable Expenses

  • Transportation: A reliable, personal vehicle is required, and commuting expenses are the intern's responsibility.  Distance interns should consider commutability when selecting facilities.  The CCC DI guarantees onsite placements at facilities within 60 miles of the College.
  • Health Insurance: ~$4800 per year. Personal health insurance is available through Cedar Crest College for full-time students. Please contact Student Financial Services for additional information. 
  • Physical Exam & Immunizations: $200-$500 (dependent on health coverage)
  • Housing: Off-campus housing rates will vary based on city and state.  Graduate housing is available for interns who opt to live on campus.  Please review the Graduate Student rates for accommodations on campus including meal plan options.
  • Technology needs include a laptop or desktop computer*, quality web camera and microphone

*The DI recommends a laptop in case the supervised practice facility does not offer a computer workstation and allows use of personal devices.  Please note: Apple devices may not integrate with all DI systems. Tablets and Ipads are not appropriate tools for the assignments required in the program.