Program Goals and Objectives

Program outcomes data are available on request.

Goal Objective

Provide theoretical and practical foundations to adequately prepare students to be entry-level dietetic technician practitioners.

  • 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 nutrition and dietetics technicians is at least 70%.
  • 70% of program graduates take the CDR credentialing exam for nutrition and dietetics technicians within 12 months of program completion.

Provide an academic program that establishes high expectations and reflects standards appropriate to dietetic practice.

  • At least 80% of program students complete program/degree (AAS or AS) requirements within 3–4.5 years (3 years for AAS degree; 4.5 years for AS degree; 150% of the program length).
  • Of graduates who seek employment, 75% are employed in nutrition and dietetics or related fields within 12 months of graduation.
Provide a program that is highly responsive to student and community needs.
  • Over a 5-year period, 90% of students will indicate they are satisfied with the quality of training they received at TMCC.
  • Over a 5-year period, 80% of graduates/completers will indicate they were satisfied with the quality of education and training they received at TMCC.
  • 80% of employers will rate TMCC graduates as adequately prepared as entry-level practitioners.