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It is the mission of the University of New Haven’s Nutrition and Dietetics Program to prepare proficient registered dietitians/nutritionists in a global society through excellence in arts, sciences, professional preparation, leadership, service and experiential, collaborative and discovery-based learning.

Program Goal 1:

Graduates will be prepared for acceptance into a supervised practice program through adequate individualized advising, mentoring and experiential learning in the DPD.

  • Objective 1.1, for goal 1: At least 80% of program students, enrolled as juniors, will complete the program/degree requirements within 3 years.
  • Objective 1.2, for goal 1: At least 80% of graduates, via an Exit Survey, will rate their experiential learning proficiency as meeting or exceeding their preparation requirements towards acceptance into a supervised practice program.
  • Objective 1.3, for goal 1: At least 80% of program graduates are expected to apply for admission to a supervised practice program within 12 months of graduation.
  • Objective 1.4, for goal 1: At least 80% of graduates who apply will be accepted to a supervised practice program within 12 months of graduation.
  • Objective 1.5, for goal 1: At least 80% of graduates who are accepted into a supervised practice program, will rate their advising and mentoring experiences in the DPD as meeting or exceeding their preparation requirements towards acceptance into a supervised practice program.

Program Goal 2:

Graduates will be prepared with the required knowledge and skills for employment through the effective use of university facilities and resources.

  • Objective 2.1, for goal 2: At least 80% of graduates (via an Exit Survey) will rate the University's DPD academic preparation (excluding their individual GPA) as meeting or exceeding all 2017 KRDN competencies for acceptance into a supervised practice program.
  • Objective 2.2, for goal 2: At least 80% of graduates (following a Supervised Practice program), after taking the RD registration exam for the first time, will pass the exam (if statistically significant numbers are evaluated).

Curriculum

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