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Rehabilitation, Exercise, and Nutrition Sciences _

Mission of the ​Coordinated Program in Dietetics

To prepare entry-level registered dietitians who are qualified to successfully practice in diverse settings in an evolving field.

Program Goals​

  1. Prepare graduates to be professional, competent, entry-level registered dietitians.

  2. Prepare dietitians who adopt a commitment to excellence in practice and life-long learning.

Objectives

  1. Over a three-year period, at least 80% of students enrolled in the Coordinated Program will complete the program within 3 years, and at least 80% of students enrolled in the Supervised Practice Certificate will complete the program within 1.5 years, and receive their verification statement.
  2. Over a three-year period, 80% of program graduates (CP and SP) will pass the CDR Exam within one year of the first attempt.
  3. Over a three-year period, 100% of employers will rate CP and SP graduates as competent entry-level dietitians by giving a mean score of “satisfactory” or higher on related questions.
  4. Over a three-year period, 80% of the program graduates (CP and SP) who complete the graduate survey will indicate a good or excellent rating of their perceived quality of education.
  5. 90% of program graduates will be expected to take the CDR exam within 12 months of program completion.
  6. 75% or more of graduates seeking employment in dietetics will be employed within 12 months of program completion.
  7. 75% or more of respondents to the graduate survey will be enrolled in a continuing education program or actively seeking an advanced practice or specialist certification.
Dietetics student in the lab

Contact Us

Department of Rehabilitation, Exercise, and Nutrition Sciences
3202 Eden Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45267-0394
rensdepartment@uc.edu

For Nutrition Science Programs:

Kimberly Maco, MS
Phone: 513-558-7503
Email: ​nutrition@ucmail.uc.edu

​For Athletic Training, DPT, MOT, and Health Sciences Programs:

Ashley Sandburg
Phone: 513-558-7477
Email: rehabsci@ucmail.uc.edu

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More Information

For questions regarding the program after reviewing the materials on this website, please contact:
 

John Pantel, MS, RDN, LDN
Coordinated Program Director 
Department of Rehabilitation, Exercise, and Nutrition Sciences
College of Allied Health Sciences
University of Cincinnati
3202 Eden Ave., Suite 363 D
Cincinnati, OH 45267-0394
Office: 513-558-​2196
Email: John.Pantel@uc.edu

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