The Columbus State Community College Dietetic Technician Program is accredited by
Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics and may accept up to
20 students per academic school year.
Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics 120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000 Chicago, IL 60606-6995 800-877-1600 X 5400 ACEND@eatright.org www.eatright.org/ACEND
Program outcomes data available upon request.
The mission of the Dietetic Technician Major is to provide a program which meets the
needs of its students and the Central Ohio employers. Through the provision of a variety
of general, basic and technical didactic coursework and a variety of supervised practice
experiences, the graduate will be qualified for an entry level dietetic technician
position. This mission coordinates with the College and Hospitality Management mission
Goal #1– The Dietetic Technician Program will adequately prepare graduates for a successful
outcome on the national registration exam.
1.1 –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 nutrition and dietetics
technicians is at least 70%.
1.2 –At least 80% of program students complete program/degree requirements within
3 years (150% of the program length).
1.3 – At least 70% of program graduates take the CDR credentialing exam for nutrition
and dietetics technicians within 12 months of program completion.
Goal #2 – The Diet Tech Program will adequately prepare a diverse group of graduates with
the knowledge, skills and abilities to satisfactorily perform entry level job duties
within the NDTR scope of practice.
2.1 – Of graduates who seek employment, 50% are employed in Nutrition & Dietetics
or related fields within 12 months of graduation.
2.2 – At least 85% of Central Ohio employers that return surveys rank graduates as
qualified for entry level positions as nutrition and dietetics technicians.
2.3 –At least 90% of nutrition and dietetics technician graduates will rank their
training at Columbus State as adequate.