Goals

Didactic Program Goal 1

Prepare competent graduates for entry into dietetic internship programs or other graduate degree programs.

  • Outcome Measure 1a. 
    Over a five year period 80% of program graduates will successfully complete the registration exam on the first try.
  • Outcome Measure 1b.
    Within 18 months of DPD completion.  50% of students not applying to DI programs will be accepted into post-graduate programs.
  • Outcome Measure 1c.
    Over a five year period 80% of those applying to DI programs the academic year of completion will be accepted.
  • Outcome Measure 1d.  
    Seventy percent of majors who begin the third year in the DPD  curriculum will complete program requirements within 150% of  time planned for completion.
  • Outcome Measure 1e. 
    Over a five year period 60% of DPD graduates will apply to supervised practice programs in the academic year they complete the program.

Didactic Program Goal 2

Add to the cadre of historically under-represented individuals who are successful professionals in their field of study.

  • Outcome Measure 2a.
    Within 18 months of DPD completion, 80% of historically under-represented graduates not applying to either a DI program or a post-graduate program will receive employer ratings of “satisfactory” or better in a nutrition and or food related employment.
  • Outcome Measure 2b.
    80% historically under-represented graduates entering a supervised practice or graduate program will complete all program requirements within 150% of time planned for completion.

Didactic Program Goal 3

Foster quality academic, professional and social development and instill within graduates a commitment to community service.

  • Outcome Measure 3a.
    Over a five year period, students will rate the quality of academic training received in 90% of the program major course requirements as met or exceeded expectations.
  • Outcome Measure 3b.
    Over a five year period, 80% of current students will indicate active involvement in campus clubs and community service activities.
  • Outcome Measure 3c.
    Over a five year period, 50% of graduates will show continued involvement in professional or community service activities.
  • Outcome Measure 3d.
    Over a five period, 80% of graduates will rate their Preparation for the dietetic internship as adequate or above.
  • Outcome Measure 3e.
    Over a five period, 80% of internship directors will rate the preparation of graduates for internship as adequate or above.

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