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ISPP Application Process

Applicants to the ISPP Track do not complete the DICAS application and do not go through the
matching process. Applicants will complete the KADDI-ISPP Application. There is no fee to
apply. Additionally, applicants must submit the following:

  • Official transcripts from all institutions attended showing the confer date of the degree.

  • ​​​Doctoral Degree can be “in progress” at the time of application submission, an applicant can be conditionally accepted if he/she meets admissions requirements.

  • The applicant will be fully admitted to the program once Doctoral Degree is conferred. 

  • Three letters of recommendation from professional references (professors, faculty mentors, supervisors, etc.)

  • Current resume or Curriculum Vitae (CV)

  • Statement of Intent on why you are seeking the RDN credential (as part of the ISPP application)

There is no application deadline. Applications will be considered once all application materials
have been received. Please allow 2 – 4 weeks for application materials to be reviewed.
Admission to the ISPP track is on a rolling basis.

Curriculum Specific Information

Minimum Qualifications to apply for the ISPP Track

  • GPA of 3.0 or higher

  • Hold a Doctoral Degree

  • Arrange and secure all practicum placements for supervised practice rotations. All sites must be confirmed upon application to the program. Please review the Facilities & Preceptors page for information on finding preceptors and setting up rotations. (note: applicants do not need to complete the affiliation agreement process until acceptance into the program has been confirmed).

Applicants who meet minimum requirements will be granted an interview via video conference.
Decision on acceptance to the ISPP Track will be provided to the applicant as soon as possible
once the interview has been completed, but no greater than two weeks.

If applicant is accepted to the ISPP Track, the student will complete the Prior Assessment
Learning (PAL) form. The ISPP Coordinator will review the PAL form to determine which, if any,
competencies and number of supervised practice hours can be awarded for prior credit. Prior
credit that is awarded can shorten the number of required supervised practice rotation hours.


For any questions concerning the ISPP Track, please contact the ISPP Coordinator at:

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