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Army AMEDD physical therapist

Dietetic Student (65C)

  • Enlisted
  • Officer
  • Active Duty
  • Army Reserve
  • National Guard
  • Entry Level


As a dietetic student and an officer on the U.S. Army health care team, you'll have the opportunity to serve your country while developing the skills needed to build a successful career. Our program for student dietitians combines an 11-month didactic/research master's degree curriculum and a nine-month dietetic internship at an Army Medical Center.


  • A bachelor's degree in nutrition or dietetics from an accredited institution
  • Students in their last semester of dietetic academic work are eligible to apply
  • Minimum cumulative and prerequisite GPA of 3.0
  • Minimum GRE score of 1000 (297 for new GRE format); GRE writing score of 3.5
  • Must be between 21 and 42 years of age (may request a waiver)
  • Permanent U.S. residency


As a student, you'll also receive:

  • Paid continuing education, including post-graduate training programs in orthopedics, emergency medicine, cardiopulmonary perfusion and occupational medicine
  • Non-contributory retirement benefits with 20 years of qualifying service
  • No-cost or low-cost medical and dental care for you and your family
  • Flexible, portable retirement savings and investment plan similar to a 401(k)

Learn more about the benefits available to officers in the Army Medical Specialist Corps.

Numerous positions are available worldwide.

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Those interested in this job may be eligible for civilian employment, after the Army, by enrolling in the Army PaYS program. The PaYS program is a recruitment option that guarantees a job interview with military friendly employers that are looking for experienced and trained Veterans to join their organization. Find out more about the Army PaYS Program at

  • Johns Hopkins
  • GE Healthcare
  • Cleveland Clinic
  • Mercy Medical Center