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Preparing Students to be Exceptional Registered Dietitian Nutritionists

Mission

The Seton Hill University Integrated Master's in Nutrition and Dietetics (BS/MS) Program is dedicated to the development of students who will be assets to the nutrition and dietetics profession. The program’s mission is to provide an environment in which students successfully integrate the liberal arts, professional didactic courses and supervised experiential learning in the expectation of becoming competent entry-level registered dietitian nutritionists. The Seton Hill University Integrated Master's Program also views service as part of its mission.

Program Goals & Objectives

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

  • At least 80% of students complete program/degree requirements within 7.5 years (150% of program length).
  • Of graduates who seek employment, 80% are employed in nutrition and dietetics or related fields within 12 months of graduation.
  • 90% of program graduates take the CDR credentialing exam for dietitian nutritionists within 12 months of program completion.
  • 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%.
  • 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.
  • 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.

  • At least 50% of graduates responding to an alumni survey completed every 3 years will report participation in service activities.

Additional outcome data for Nutrition and Dietetics Program graduates is available upon request.

To contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions, fill out our online Request for Information form. You may also call us any time at (724) 838-4281 or (800) 826-6234, or send an email to admit@setonhill.edu.