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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 entry-level dietitians in a variety of settings, including hospitals, extended care facilities, school systems, public health settings, and through research.

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

Annually:

  • 100% of program graduates take the CDR credentialing exam for dietitian nutritionists within 12 months of program completion.  
  • At least 80% of program complete program requirements within 13 months (150% of program length).
  • Of graduates seeking employment, 80% are employed in nutrition and dietetics or related fields within 12 months of graduation.
  • 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%.

Over a five-year period:

  • Program evaluations will reflect at least a “satisfactory” rating on a 4-point scale (needs improvement, satisfactory, above average, excellent) immediate after program completion and at 1 - 1 1/2 years post-program completion.
  • 83% of graduates’ preparation to practice assessed by employers will be satisfactory or higher.
Provide each graduate with the skills necessary to practice in an urban setting.

Annually:

  • 100% of the graduates will respond that they are satisfactorily prepared for practice in an urban setting.
  • Evaluations 1-1 ½ years after program completion will reflect 83% of graduates are utilizing skills learned with the urban issues concentration.
* Program outcomes data is available upon request
about AHS
Programs integrate theoretical knowledge and hands-on experiences.

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