Mission, Goals & Objectives | Nutrition & Dietetics Coordinated program

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 three years, and at least 80% of students enrolled in the Supervised Practice Certificate will complete the program within one and a half 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.

Program outcome data available upon request.

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John Pantel, MS, RDN, LDN

Program Director, Department of Rehabilitation, Exercise & Nutrition Sciences

3225 Eden Ave | Cincinnati, OH 45267-0394

513-558-2196