Program Goal 1: Prepare students to become competent entry-level dietetic practitioners through successful completion of the Coordinated Program.
- The program’s one-year pass rate (graduates who pass the registration exam within one year of first attempt) on the CDR credentialing exam for dietitian nutritionists is at least 80% .
- 90% of program graduates take the CDR credentialing exam for dietitian nutritionists within 12 months of program completion.
- At least 80% percent of program students complete program/degree requirements within 1 1/2 years (150% of the program length)
- 90% or more of program graduates who seek employment in dietetics will be employed within twelve months of program completion.
- Greater than 90% of program graduates responding to alumni surveys will report “agree or strongly agree” regarding preparation for entry-level job responsibilities.
- When surveyed, over 80% of employers will agree or strongly agree that graduates are adequately prepared for entry level positions.
Program Goal 2: Prepare graduates who respond to changing food, nutrition, and health care needs of individuals, groups, and urban communities.
- All Coordinated Program interns will complete as least one practicum experience within urban communities with diverse populations.
- Greater than 90% of graduates responding to alumni survey will agree or strongly agree that the Coordinated Program prepared them to incorporate emerging nutrition knowledge (e.g. clinical and government guidelines, nutrition research) into practice.
- Over a 5-year period, greater than 90% of graduates will agree or strongly agree on exit survey that the Coordinated Program increased their cultural competence in working with individuals and groups in urban communities.
- Over a 5-year period, greater than 90% of graduates responding to alumni survey will agree or strongly agree that they were prepared for the current Commission on Dietetic Registration professional development portfolio process.