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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 and Outcomes

GoalsOutcome Measures
  • Provide a dietetics education in the Coordinated Program that meets or exceeds the foundation skills necessary and a concentration that focuses on “Optimal Food and Nutrition for Promoting Health and Preventing Disease.”
  • Over a 5 year period, 90% of enrolled students will complete the program requirements in three years (150%.)
  • 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 rating of Beginner (demonstrates sound knowledge and effective use of entry level skills; seeks assistance after investigating potential solutions ) at the conclusion of each of the major rotations (clinical dietetics, food service management, ambulatory care, research, and community nutrition) and a grade of C or better
  • Pass rate of the first-time registration exam takers will be 80% or better over a five-year period.
  • Over a five-year period 70% of the graduates seeking employment will be employed within a three-month period.
  • 80% of student 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 graduate’s preparation to practice assessed by employers will be satisfactory or higher.
  • Maintain full enrollment by attracting the best and brightest students, supporting diversity, and supporting students and their learning needs.
  • Over a five-year period, the Program will have 100% enrollment prior to program commencement.
  • Over a three year period 90% of students accepted into the program will have a 3.0 GPA or higher.
  • Over a 5 year period, 90% of enrolled students will complete the program requirements in three years.
  • Over a five-year period 70% of the graduates seeking employment will be employed within a three-month period.
  • Accept 20% of incoming class with diverse backgrounds over a five year period.

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Dietetics Home Coordinated Program Undergraduate 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