Program Goals and Objectives

  • Goal #1: The program will prepare entry level dietitians to function as members of the interdisciplinary healthcare team, in the clinical, community or the food service arena. 
    - 83% of surveyed program graduates rank the WCHN DI as preparing them “adequately” for entry level practice.
  • 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%
    - 83% of program  graduates will take the CDR credentialing exam for dietitian nutritionists within 12 months of program completion 
  • At least  80% of program interns complete the requirements within 14 months (150% of the program length)  
  • Goal #2: The program will supply the workforce with competent entry-level dietitian/nutritionists
    - Of graduates who seek employment, 70% are employed in nutrition and dietetics or related fields within 12 months of graduation
  • 80% of returned employer surveys, will rank graduates working in the field of dietetics as “adequately prepared” for entry level practice.