• Dynamic and Fast Paced
    24 WEEKS
    24 weeks of rotations and 1 week of orientation
    Among the fastest Internship Programs in the US
    Apply to Gulf Coast Dietetic Internship
  • The low cost, in-your-hometown
    SMARTER WAY
    to completing your Dietetic Internship requirements
  • Major program focus area is
    Entrepreneurship
    Interns will learn entrepreneurial skills in the field of dietetics
  • Become eligible for the
    Registered Dietitian Exam
    faster than your peers
    Learn more about the RD certification

GCDI is currently accepting applications
Call 228-297-8446 or email info@gulfcoastdieteticinternship.com

GCDI Virtual Open House

Check out a recording of the virtual open house held in August 2020

Note: GCDI will participate in the Spring 2021 match (D&D matching number: 898)
Orientation for the Spring 2021 match will be from July 12-14 2021.


The Gulf Coast Distance Dietetic Internship Program

The Gulf Coast Dietetic Internship is a dynamic, fast paced program designed to allow interns to complete their supervised practice requirements in their local setting using sites and preceptors of their choice.

Your options for rotation sites are unlimited and you pick your own sites and design your own internship experience. Please go through the "Why GCDI" page for a better idea of the unique experience of completing an internship with us.


Key Features of GCDI

The Gulf Coast Distance Dietetic Internship is designed for a supervised practise experience that is tailored to meet your individual needs at the lowest cost

Fully customized

Design your own experience, pick the sites where you want to get your experience.

Low cost

Our tuition is very competitive with other internships.

Online Dashboard

Upload your documents and keep track of your progress with an online dashboard.

Experienced educators

A dream team with decades of experience in Dietetics education.

24 Weeks

24 weeks of rotations. Among the fastest in the nation, after you start your rotations you will be done in under 6 months.

Online Modules

You will participate in online training modules and practice exams.


and much more...


The Gulf Coast Dietetic Internship program is accredited by
the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND).
120 South Riverside Plaza Ste 2190
Chicago, IL 60606-6995
1-800-877-1600 ext 5400