Dietetic Internship - Financial Information and Tuition
All graduate students at Mount Mary College are subject to the tuition and fees described in the graduate bulletin. Students are encouraged to verify tuition and fees online or by contacting the Office for Graduate Education, (414) 256-1252. Costs for books, course materials, housing and transportation vary depending on the individual and the course requirements.
Costs to Apply to Program
- Application Fee (includes application to graduate program): $35
- Computer Matching Fee*: $50
- Dietetic Internship Centralized Application System (DICAS) fee: $40 fee for first program, and $20 for each additional program applied to
The internship is a total of 18 credits – (8 concurrent credits and 10 Internship credits). View Graduate Tuition and Fees.
Other Estimated Expenses
- Books (depending on student's resources and individual needs): $400 - $600
- Computer with Internet access: Variable
- One-two lab coats: $20 - $40
- Student membership to the Academy: $50
- Milwaukee Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics membership: Free to students.
- Dietetic Internship Participation Fee: $300 per semester. This fee includes program administration costs, background check, professional liability insurance, drug testing when required, and partial payment for review course at end of internship.
- General Fee: $200 per semester
- Campus Housing: See current Room and Board fees.
- Off-Campus Housing: Mount Mary College is located in a residential area on Milwaukee’s northwest side. A two-bedroom apartment shared by two people in the Milwaukee area averages $450 to $600 per person, per month.
- Transportation to Experience Sites: Variable.
Private vehicle is necessary as sites are from 4 to 45 miles from campus and public transportation is not feasible. Proof of auto liability insurance is required. Affiliates may assess parking fees.
- Physical Exam: Variable.
Documentation of current inoculations, titers and TB testing are required.
- Health insurance is required. Find out more about Mount Mary College student health insurance.
- As full-time graduate students, dietetic interns are eligible for financial aid in the form of federal student loans. To become eligible for federal loans, a FAFSA form must be completed. Contact the Financial Aid Office with questions.
- To alleviate some costs, Mount Mary has a limited number of graduate assistantships available to enrolled students. Students work 40 hours per semester for each credit of graduate assistantship (tuition remission) awarded.*
- Applicants also are encouraged to apply for scholarships through the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, their state and local dietetic associations, and other companies and professional organizations. Scholarships through the Academy are due mid-February.
Part Time Employment
Part-time employment is possible during the internship, but work hours should be limited and must fit around the internship program schedule.
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