Program Goals and Objectives

Program outcomes data are available on request.

Goal Objective

Provide theoretical and practical foundations to adequately prepare graduates as entry-level nutrition and dietetics technicians, registered as practitioners who are advocates for the profession within the community.

  • 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%.
  • 80% of graduates will achieve membership in the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics or other professional organization.
  • 80% of graduates will indicate they were satisfied with the quality of education and training they received from the Dietetic Technician Program.
  • 80% of employers will rate TMCC program graduates as adequately prepared as entry- level practitioners.

Provide an accessible and responsive academic program to the diverse population at TMCC, delivering excellence in learning opportunities reflecting the standards of practice leading to successful graduates in the nutrition and dietetics profession.

  • At least 80 percent of program graduates complete degree track (Track 1 = AAS or Track 2 = AS) requirements within 3–4.5 years (3 years for Track 1/AAS degree; 4.5 years for Track 2/AS degree) (150% of the program length).
  • 70% of program graduates take the CDR credentialing exam for nutrition and dietetics technicians within 12 months of program completion.
  • Of graduates who seek employment 75 percent are employed in nutrition and dietetics or related fields within 12 months of graduation.