Mission Goals and Objectives of the Program

The Public Health/Nutrition Option has established program goals, program outcome measures, and student learning outcome measures which are utilized to monitor the effectiveness of the program.

The Public Health/Nutrition Option has established program goals, program outcome measures and student learning outcome measures which are utilized to monitor the effectiveness of the program.

Results of all outcome measures are available upon request.


Goal 1 –Graduates will be prepared for supervised practice/dietetic internship experiences and advanced degrees

  1. At least 80% of students complete the program requirements with in 6 years (150% of planned program length)
  2. At least 35% percent of program graduates apply for admission to a supervised practice program prior to or within 12 months of graduation
  3. Of program graduates who apply to a supervised practice program, at least 50% percent are admitted within 12 months of graduation
  4. Over a three-year period, 90% or more of dietetic internship directors will rate our graduates as “prepared” or “better prepared” for their internship experience compared to their peers; as measured by the graduate survey
  5. Over a three-year period, 90% or more of graduates in supervised practice will rate themselves as “prepared” or “better prepared” for their internship experience compared to their peers

Goal 2 – Graduates will be prepared for nutrition and health related work

  1. The program’s one-year pass rate (graduates who pass the registration exam within one
  2. Over a five-year period, 70% or more of graduating students will report having participated in department/campus clubs, organizations, or leadership opportunities
  3. Over a five-year period 90% of students will participate in five different service-learning experiences during their undergraduate experience. Should we take out or use this to track on the form.Is this part of curriculum rather than an outcome
  4.  Over a five-year period 80% or more of our graduating students, not planning on attending supervised practice programs or further education, intend to remain in nutrition, community health or other health related field.
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