Prepare graduates to become competent entry level dietitians

  • First time pass rate of 80% or greater over a 5 year period on the RD exam
  • 80% of employers will rate graduate preparation for the profession as adequately or well prepared
  • 90% of students will complete the program with their cohort

 

Develop skill in the nutrition diagnostic approach to the practice of clinical nutrition

  • 80% of employers will rate graduate practice experiences in nutrition diagnostics as adequate or very adequate
  • 80% of graduates will rate preparation in nutrition diagnostics as adequate or well prepared
  • Over a 5 year period, 70% of graduates seeking gainful employment in dietetics will find employment within in 12 months of program completion

 

Prepare graduates to effectively utilize current and pertinent scientific literature in practice as a clinical nutrition practitioner

  • 80% of employers will agree/strongly agree that graduates are able to incorporate scientific research in their clinical practice
  • 80% of graduates will agree/strongly agree that they feel competent to evaluate and incorporate current and relevant literature in their clinical practice
  • 25% of graduates will pursue advanced/specialty positions/certifications or further graduate education over a 5 year period

 

Support the need for clinical nutrition practitioners in southwest Missouri and the Midwest region.

  • 25% of graduates will seek employment in southwest Missouri or the Midwest region
  • 90% of students will complete the program with their cohort
  • First time pass rate of 80% or greater over a 5 year period on the RD exam
  • Over a 5 year period, 70% of graduates seeking gainful employment in dietetics will find employment within in 12 months of program completion

 

Program outcomes data are available on request.