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Accreditation, Mission & Goals
The Columbus State Community College Dietetic Technician Program is accredited by the:
Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000
Chicago, IL 60606-6995
800-877-1600 X 5400
The mission of the Dietetic Technician Major is to provide a program which meets the needs of its students and the Central Ohio employers. Through the provision of a variety of general, basic and technical didactic coursework and a variety of supervised practice experiences, the graduate will be qualified for an entry level dietetic technician position. This mission coordinates with the College and Hospitality Management mission statements.
To fulfill this mission the goals of the dietetic technician program are:
- To provide a two year program Associate of Applied Science Degree that prepares the graduate for entry level practice as a Dietetic Technician Registered (DTR).
- To provide advance standing for Certified Dietary Managers (CDM).
- To provide articulation both from high school/vocational schools into the program and from the program to universities and colleges in order to facilitate the educational progression in the field of dietetics.
- To encourage students and graduates to join and participate in professional organizations.
Program objective data is available to students, prospective students, and the public upon request.