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.
- Prepare graduates to be professional, competent, entry-level registered dietitians.
- Prepare dietitians who adopt a commitment to excellence in practice and life-long learning.
- 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.
- Over a three-year period, 80% of program graduates (CP and SP) will pass the CDR Exam within one year of the first attempt.
- 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.
- 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.
- 90% of program graduates will be expected to take the CDR exam within 12 months of program completion.
- 75% or more of graduates seeking employment in dietetics will be employed within 12 months of program completion.
- 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.