To prepare graduates with knowledge and skills to positively impact the nutritional
health of the global community.
Program Goal 1
The program will produce competitive graduates for entry-level dietetics positions
across the U.S.
1.1 80% of graduates will receive at least a successful performance evaluation in their
clinical nutrition internship course.
1.2 80% of graduating seniors will report ‘satisfaction’ with the DPD program.
1.3 Over a five-year period, 80% of those applying to supervised practice programs the
academic year they complete the program will be accepted.
1.4 Over a five-year period, the pass rate for alumni taking the registration examination for the first time will be at least 80%.
Program Goal 2
The program will encourage, motivate, and support students to participate in experiences
that promote lifelong learning.
2.1 At least 50% of students will participate in nutrition/food/health related volunteer
2.2 At least 50% of students will attend a minimum of one local, state, or national dietetic
2.3 At least 30% of students will be employed in nutrition/food/health-related jobs.
2.4 At least 30% of students will hold leadership positions with campus and/or community
2.5 At least 50% of alumni will report involvement in local, state, or national dietetic
Program Goal 3
The program will prepare students to demonstrate a commitment to their professional
3.1 50% of students will graduate with at least a 3.0 grade point average (on a 4.0 scale).
3.2 Over a five-year period, 60% of DPD graduates will apply to supervised practice programs
the academic year they complete the program.
3.3 80 % of DPD students enrolled in NUTR 3002 will complete program/degree requirements
within 3 years after completing the course.
3.4 Over a five-year period, 80% of those who do not apply for a supervised practice
program or were not accepted into a program will report "satisfaction" with the DPD
3.5 Over a five-year period, 80% of DPD graduates completing a Dietetic Internship will
receive satisfactory ratings of "readiness for success" by their Dietetic Internship