Goals & Objectives

Our Mission, Goals & Objectives


Develop culturally sensitive and proficient leaders in nutrition and dietetics who identify needs and opportunities to successfully promote and manage health, wellness, and sustainability within diverse communities.

Goal 1: The program will develop proficient entry-level Dietitians who successfully pass the Registration Examination for Dietitians and who will be employed in the profession of nutrition and dietetics.


Objective 1: At least 90% of program interns complete program requirements within 8 months (150% of program length).

Objective 2: Of graduates who seek employment, 80% are employed in nutrition and dietetics or related fields within 12 months of graduation.

Objective 3: 80% of program graduates will take the CDR credentialing exam for dietitian nutritionists within 12 months of program completion.

Objective 4: 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%.

Objective 5: Employers will rank 80% of program graduates as “proficient” as entry-level professionals during their first year of employment in the field of nutrition and dietetics.

Goal 2: The program will promote social diversity and equity in the dietetic profession.

Objective 6: 30% of the interns in the program will be from underrepresented groups in nutrition and dietetics.

Program outcomes data are available upon request.