There are two exciting options for future registered dietitian nutritionists, which each involve obtaining the valuable Master of Public Health degree.
Steps to apply:
Apply to the Tulane University MPH program in Nutrition through SOPHAS, indicating your interest in the MCH Leadership track and the HRSA funded Nutrition Leadership Training Program in the personal statement for this application.
Apply directly to the Tulane University Dietetic Internship in the fall semester. Applications are due January 1 of the year that you will begin the internship. See the Tulane Dietetic Internship website for details on requirements.
Steps to apply:
Nutrition Leadership Training Program
The HRSA funded Tulane Nutrition Leadership Training Program (NLT) is a unique professional enrichment opportunity available to Tulane students in the MPH Nutrition program who have demonstrated a strong commitment to improving the nutritional health status of women, children, and their families. Recipients will improve their leadership skills through nutrition research experience, clinical and community-based field rotations, teaching opportunities, and structured mentorship in addition to the MPH Nutrition curriculum. This program offers eligible students* a taxable stipend of $10,000 as a HRSA funded MCH Nutrition Trainee. This program is typically limited to five (5) new students each academic year.
*Eligible students must have (1) completed a Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD) from a program accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) and (2) be a U.S. citizen, national, or permanent resident.
To learn more about the MPH Nutrition program options and Nutrition Leadership Training Program, please review the website, contact Keelia O’Malley at firstname.lastname@example.org, and connect with us at TU Nutrition on Facebook. For more information about Tulane’s Nutrition Leadership Training Program, please contact email@example.com and connect with us on TU Nutrition Facebook and tu.nutrition on Instagram.