Empower students with food and nutrition knowledge, skills, and competencies in preparation for immediate employment as entry-level dietetic technicians, registered or pursue a baccalaureate degree while endeavoring to find the need and serve the community.
The program has established two goals that reflect the program mission. These goals address program completion, graduate employment and continuation of education in pursuit of baccalaureate degrees. To achieve the broad based program goals, program objectives have been developed with appropriate measures to assess accomplishment and success of goals. Program outcomes data are available on request. The program goals and objectives are listed below.
Goal 1: The program will prepare graduates to be competent entry-level dietetic technicians, registered. In so doing, the graduates will attain the knowledge, skills, and values necessary to successfully pass the dietetic technician registration exam and capably function as entry-level dietetic technicians, registered within 1 year of program graduation to competently serve their community.
Goal 2: The program will maintain articulation partnerships with higher education institutions and academically prepare graduates to successfully transition to a baccalaureate degree or higher resulting in these graduates pursuing a pathway to becoming future Registered Dietitians that serve the community.