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Tuition and Costs

All Beaumont Dietetic Internship application checks received are non-refundable, whether or not the applicant completes the DICAS application. A non-refundable application fee of $75 should be made payable to Beaumont Hospital and sent to:

Beaumont Hospital, Nutrition Services - Dietetic Internship Director
3601 West 13 Mile Rd.
Royal Oak, MI 48073

Program tuition is $5,000. The check for tuition is due on the first day of the internship, in full.

More information on program tuition and additional financial responsibilities of the intern is available in Policies and Procedures, #1 - Program Tuition and Financial Responsibility.


Approximate Costs for Dietetic Internship Program

Housing ExpensesApprox. $9000, may vary
Estimated cost of Tuberculosis test (s) TBVaries - approx. $50
Two white lab coats (no monograms)Approx. $60
FingerprintingVaries - approx. $25
Flu vaccineVaries - approx. $10
Proof of Hep. B vaccination and immunizationsVaries - approx. $10 depending on insurance
Physician health screeningVaries - approx. $35 depending on insurance
Misc. personal needsVaries - $500
Transportation (to and from rotations)Approx. $1500
Auto and health insurance$1600
Professional liability insuranceVaries - approx. $25 - 50
Student handbook manuals and exam prep materials$400
A.N.D. student membership (required at start of orientation and for next calendar year at end of program in order to sit for the RD exam)$58
Dietetic internship program free$5000
Application fee (non-refundable deposit)$75
Costs are subject to change.

Graduation and Program Completion Requirements

Upon satisfactory completion of the program, the intern will receive the verification statement in order for the intern to sit for the RD exam.

  • 100 percent of the assignments and evaluations are completed, including remedial work if required
  • A resume must be completed and on file
  • Additional information on successful completion of the program can be found in Policies and Procedures, #14 - Criteria for Successful Completion of Program

Becoming a Registered Dietitian

Effective January 1, 2024, the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) will require a minimum of a masters degree to be eligible to take the credentialing exam to become a registered dietitian nutritionist (RDN). In order to be approved for registration examination eligibility with a bachelors degree, an individual must meet all eligibility requirements and be submitted into CDRs Registration Eligibility Processing System (REPS) before 12:00 midnight Central Time, December 31, 2023. For more information about this requirement visit CDRs website. In addition, CDR requires that individuals complete coursework and supervised practice in program(s) accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND). Graduates who successfully complete the ACEND-accredited [program type] program at [Institution name] are eligible to [apply to an ACEND-accredited supervised practice program/apply to take the CDR credentialing exam to become an RDN].

In most states, graduates also must obtain licensure or certification to practice. For more information about state licensure requirements visit the CDRs website.

For more information about educational pathways to become a RDN visit eatrightpro.org.

Financial Aid and Scholarship Information

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND), through its many association groups, offers a variety of scholarships and educational stipends to individuals pursuing undergraduate and advanced degrees in dietetics or food and nutrition related areas. General scholarship and educational stipend information from the AND Foundation, the dietetic practice groups and affiliate (state) and district dietetic associations can be accessed from the respective group's information listed on this site.

Detailed information on scholarships and grants available from The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is available at:

Detailed information about federal grants and loans administered by the United States Department of Education is available at:


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