Johnson and Wales
MBA - Dietetic Internship Program

Earn your MBA degree and complete the requirements to sit for the Registered Dietitian (RD) exam in just two years!

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WWDI Interns receive 15% off their MBA tuition.

The Johnson and Wales Master of Business Administration and Wellness Workdays Dietetic Internship is a two-year, integrated program that allows you to complete a unique and innovative dietetic internship and Master’s degree program at the same time.  

Program Benefits
  • Fully online MBA program. two-year commitment. 

  • Complete the required dietetic internship through an ACEND* accredited program.

  • Earn an MBA in one of three unique concentrations to set yourself apart from other RDs.

  • Meet the requirements to sit for the Registered Dietitian exam.

  • Enhance your career and build your network.

Program Timeline & Concentrations

Dietetic Internship​

February: Apply through the WWDI Spring DICAS Application.

July: Orientation with Wellness Workdays.

Choose a concentration:

Wellness Workdays Dietetic internship partnered with JWU to create three unique MBA programs with concentrations that match those offered by Wellness Workdays Dietetic Internship.

Prospective interns are required to find qualified preceptors in the areas of clinical nutrition, food service management, community nutrition, and a concentration to complete their requirements. Sites and preceptors are subject to approval by Wellness Workdays DI. 

MBA Degree

Coursework begins online in the summer through Johnson and Wales University.


WWDI has been granted full accreditation by the *Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND).  Johnson and Wales University is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE), through its Commission on Institutions of Higher Education (CIHE).

Graduation Requirements


To graduate and complete the internship requirements, you must satisfy the minimum 1000 supervised practice hours, all didactic hours, assignments, rotation evaluations, practice exams and complete an exit interview at program completion. For the MBA degree, students must complete ten required courses plus 3 concentration electives (42 credits).


Following successful completion, you will receive a Verification Statement and your name will then be submitted to the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) by the WWDI Program Director as evidence of eligibility to sit for the (RDN) credentialing exam.  Students will graduate with a Master of Business Administration degree from Johnson and Wales University. 

Learn More about Johnson and Wales University

To learn more about Johnson and Wales University's MBA program or to apply, visit their website.

Who Should Apply?

Students who have or will be completing a Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD) program accredited by ACEND and be receiving a DPD verification statement.

This program is ideal for recent graduate who hold a Bachelor's degree as well as those with an interest in registered dietitian programs seeking to change careers.

When & How
To Apply?

Deadline is February 15th


Applicants must apply through the DICAS system and complete a WWDI Supplemental Application. Please see the How to Apply page for more information.


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