Combined DI-MS Application
Please follow the application process for the Combined Dietetic Internship & Masters Degree Program
**New this year**: The Combined Dietetic Internship & Masters Degree Program will use the online centralized internship application, DICAS, which may be accessed at https://portal.dicas.org (email DICASinfo@DICAS.org)
DICAS will be available beginning December 1, 2012 for the spring 2013 Match. The online application must be completed for our program by 11:59 p.m. Central Time on February 15, 2013. When completing the application form, applicants must include the name and contact information (specifically an e-mail address) for each reference. This will trigger an e-mail message requesting completion of a reference form. The reference form will be completed online. Students submitting more than one application will need to use the same individuals as references for each application. Applicants who apply to internships using DICAS will be asked to complete a personal statement. Questions to be addressed in the personal statement (1000 word limit) include:
- Why do you want to enter the dietetics profession?
- Discuss experiences that have helped to prepare you for a career in dietetics
- What are your short-term and long-term goals?
- What are your strengths and weaknesses or areas needing improvement?
Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended should be sent to:
DICAS - Transcript Dept.
PO Box 9118
Watertown, MA 02472
Graduate Record Exam: Applicants who apply to the Combined Dietetic Internship & Masters Degree program must take the graduate record exam (GRE). Ask the Educational Testing Service (ETS) to send your GRE scores to OHSU (Institution Code 4865). An official report of the scores must be sent by ETS to OHSU.
Additional Application Materials: Applicants applying to the Combined Dietetic Internship & Masters Degree program must complete the additional MS application for the OHSU School of Medicine.
Upload the additional application material (Additional Application) as one pdf file to your DICAS application.
Applicants who apply to the Combined Dietetic Internship & Masters Degree program will be asked to complete an additional 1 page research personal statement.
Questions to be addressed in the research personal statement (1 page limit) include:
- What areas on nutrition research interest you? ·
- What research experience have you had?
- Why are you applying to pursue a Masters Degree?
**New this year**: Applicants to the OHSU Combined Dietetic Internship & Masters Degree Program must participate in computer matching through D&D Digital, available at http://www.dnddigital.com
We will select combined DI/MS students through the national matching system. Students matched with our program will be notified in April 2013.
Applicants to the Combined Dietetic Internship & Masters Degree Program must submit a $50.00 application fee to our program. Checks should be made payable to the Graduate Programs in Human Nutrition and must be received by our office no later than February 15, 2013. Applications will not be considered if the application fee has not been received by February 15, 2013. Checks should be sent to the following address:
Graduate Programs in Human Nutrition
Mail Code: GH207
3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd.
Portland, OR 97239-3098
Please note: If you are applying to both the Dietetic Internship Program and the Combined Dietetic Internship & Masters Degree Program, you should submit one application fee in the amount of $50.00
The admissions process of the Combined Dietetic Internship & Masters Degree Program adheres to the policies of fair practices and equal opportunity defined by OHSU, the School of Medicine and the Graduate Programs in Human Nutrition.