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Program Mission

The Seton Hill University Coordinated Program in Nutrition and Dietetics is dedicated to the development of students who will be assets to the Dietetics profession. The mission of the Seton Hill University Coordinated Program is to provide the environment in which students successfully integrate the liberal arts, professional didactic courses, and supervised practice experience in order to become competent entry-level registered dietitian nutritionists. The Seton Hill University Coordinated Program also views service to the local area as another part of its mission.

Program Goals & Objectives

1. The program will prepare graduates to be competent entry-level registered dietitian nutritionists.

1.1 At least 80% of students complete program/degree requirements within 3 years.

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

1.3 90% of program graduates take the CDR credentialing exam for dietitian nutritionists within 12 months of program completion.

1.4 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%.

1.5 The mean rating of overall education preparation that responding employers give program graduates will meet or exceed a rating of 3 on a 1 - 5 scale on the employer survey of first year graduates.

1.6 The mean rating of overall educational preparation as assessed by graduate survey respondents will meet or exceed the rating of 3 on a 1-5 scale on the graduate survey sent one-year post graduation.

2. The program will prepare graduates to demonstrate a commitment to service.

2.1 At least 30% of graduates responding to an alumni survey completed every three years will report participation in service activities.

This information can also be found in the Coordinated Program Handbook of Policies and Procedures (PDF). Program outcome data is available from the program director upon request.