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Goals and Outcomes

Mission: The Dietetics Program is committed to improving the health and nutrition of the public by educating students to become competent and competitive dietitians in a variety of settings, including hospitals, extended care facilities, school systems, public health settings, and through research.

Goals Outcome Measures*
Provide each dietetic intern with a rigorous education that prepares the graduate as a competent entry-level RDN

Annually:

  • 100% of students earn a grade of C (above 73) or higher for all didactic and supervised practice courses required by the CP.
  • 100% of students achieves a Competent (demonstrates sound knowledge and effective use of entry level skills; seeks assistance after investigating potential solutions) rating at the conclusion of each of the major rotations (clinical dietetics (staff relief), food service management, research, and community/counseling).
  • 80% of graduate evaluations of courses and supervised practice at graduation, 1-1 ½ years after graduation, and 4, 5, & 6 years after will be satisfactory or higher.
  • 80% of graduates’ preparation to practice assessed by employers will be satisfactory or higher.

Over a five-year period:

  • 90% or more of program graduates will pass the registration exam Pass rate on the first-time
  • 90% of enrolled students will complete the program requirements in three years (150%).
  • 80% of the graduates seeking employment will be employed within a six month period.
  • 20% of undergraduate program graduates will begin graduate education within five years illustrating leadership potential.
Recruit, retain, and graduate the most qualified students, supportive of learning needs and diversity

Over a five-year period:

  • Program will have 100% enrollment (20) prior to program commencement.
  • 90% of students accepted into the program will have a 3.0 GPA or higher.
  • 90% of enrolled students will complete the program requirements in three years (150%).
  • 80% of the graduates seeking employment will be employed within a six month period.
  • 20% of admitted students will be from under-represented ethnic/racial minority groups, under-represented gender and returning students.

* Program outcomes data is availabale upon request
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Dietetics Home Coordinated Program Post Baccalaureate Internship Contact

Department of Allied Health Sciences
College of Agricutlture and Natural Resources
358 Mansfield Road, Unit 1101
Storrs, Connecticut 06269-1101
Telephone: (860) 486-2834
Fax: (860) 486-5375