Individualized Supervised Practice Pathways (ISPPs)

Note: The ISPP Track at The Sage Colleges is currently full.  We will be accepting applications again in September of 2015.  Please wait to contact the program director until September of 2015.


The Nutrition Science Department is participating in the Individualized Supervised Practice Pathways (ISPPs) established by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics through the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND). For more information about what is an ISPP go to and click on the ISPPS link.

ISPP Track Overview

  • 8 months long
  • 1,280 hours of practicum experience
  • No courses involved
  • Completed at a distance
  • No requirement to visit the Sage campus
  • Part-time option: 32 hours/week
  • Communications concentration
  • Affordable

Why is the ISPP Track a great option?

  • Work at your own pace
  • Flexible schedule
  • Does not require you to relocate
  • Choose your own preceptors
  • Excellent preparation
  • Half the price of most internships

The Sage Colleges Distance Track Dietetic Internship cannot accept students from states in which we do not have authorization to serve students. A full list of approved and unapproved states is located at Please select the list of those programs that have practicum/clinical requirements.

If you live outside of New York, please read the following letter. It also explains why we are unable to accept applications at this time from the above states as we are not currently pursuing authorization there: State & Federal Regulations Letter

Contact Information

Please contact Professor Keri McComb at or at 518-244-2044 for additional information.