Financial Information

Interns may apply for private loans for the certificate program. Private grants or scholarship, as well as low interest loans, may be available from corporations, community, civic groups, religious or professional organizations, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the California Dietetic Association, and CSUSB Foundation. These organizations set their own deadline for application so please go to their websites to obtain information and application. Scholarship eligibility criteria for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics are usually published in the September issue of A.N.D. Journal. You will need to apply for the AND scholarship by Feb 15 of each year. Go to Foundation of the Academy at for information.

Internships at various settings including but not limited to hospitals, foodservice, long term care, public health and wellness facilities across the USA.

Rotation assignments will be assigned by the ISPP academic coordinator according to intern’s previous experience and academic background.

Interns may receive credit for previous experience by the ISPP Academic Coordinator. Credit hours will be awarded based on job descriptions, length of experience, and a letter of recommendation by the immediate supervisor. The number of credit hours granted is based on the hours listed in the Suggested Rotation Schedule in the Number of Practicum Hours.

Expenses Covered by the ISPP Program

  • Lab Coat with intern’s name
  • CSUSB ID badge
  • Malpractice/Professional Liability Insurance
  • Live Scan services for one D.O.J. background check
  • Student membership in A.N.D
  • A.N.D. pin at graduation
Estimated Expenses
Expenses Fees*
Tuition $9,700
Housing per Quarter $1,500 to $2,500
Books/Supplies/RD Exam Review $50 to $500
Exam Fee for Registration $200
Application Fee (Money Order) $75
Health Insurance Required Varies
Car Insurance Required Varies
Registration for Local/State Meeting Varies



Estimated Expenses
Expenses Fees*
Cost per quarter after 11 mo. for full-time $1,000
Cost per quarter after 20 mo. for part-time $1,000
Part-time interns cost for 2nd year up to 20 mo. $3,000 additional payable second year

* Fees are subject to change