2007
Combined dietetic internship program showcased at Benedictine open house

Combined dietetic internship program showcased at Benedictine open house
December 19, 2007

Phil Brozynski, Media Relations Manager
(630) 829-6094
pbrozynski@ben.edu

The Benedictine University Dietetic Internship program will host an open house from 1:00-3:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 3 in Room 230 of the Michael and Kay Birck Hall of Science. The Benedictine University Dietetic Internship program can be combined with either the Master of Science in Nutrition and Wellness (M.S.N.W.) degree program or the Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) program to qualify graduates to sit for the registration examination to become a licensed and registered dietician. The combined master’s degree/dietetic internship program is designed for those whose career aspirations may include nutrition and health education assessment, planning, program delivery, counseling, outcome evaluation and program administration in community, school, outpatient, corporate wellness and private practice settings. Benedictine’s undergraduate and graduate nutrition programs are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education (CADE) of the American Dietetic Association, 120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000, Chicago, Illinois 60606-6995 (312-899-0040). For more information about the combined dietetic internship master’s degree program, contact Julie M. Moreschi, program director, at (630) 829-6548 or by e-mail at jmoreschi@ben.edu, or visit the Web site at www.ben.edu/nutrition.

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Benedictine University is an independent Roman Catholic institution located in Lisle, Illinois just 25 miles west of Chicago. Founded in 1887, Benedictine provides 56 undergraduate majors, 16 graduate and four doctorate programs. The Chronicle of Higher Education recently ranked Benedictine University as the seventh fastest-growing campus among private nonprofit master’s universities, and Forbes magazine named Benedictine among the top 20 percent of America’s colleges for 2011. Benedictine University’s Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) program is listed by Crain’s Chicago Business as the fourth largest in the Chicago area in 2011.