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Dietary Manager, Certificate (591.2)

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Nutrition & Foodservice Professionals Training Program


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This two-semester, one-summer session program prepares individuals for employment in health care, institutional foodservice and community nutrition programs.

Graduates of this program are eligible for membership in the Association of Nutrition and Foodservice Professionals (ANFP) and to take the credentials examination to become a Certified Dietary Manager (CDM).

Admission is limited by the availability of clinical sites and other factors. Students must make separate application to this program.

Admission to the college and completion of developmental level courses is required.

Articulation to the Dietetic Technician Associate’s degree program is possible for all students having completed the Dietary Manager certificate program.

This program is accredited by the Association of Nutrition and Foodservice Professionals, 406 Surrey Woods Drive, St. Charles, IL 60174; 800.323.1908, www.anfponline.org.

Upon successful completion of the program, the graduate will:

  1. Employ written and oral communication skills in order to convey clear and organized information to employees.
  2. Use digital technology to complete management functions, such as communication, purchasing and employee payroll.
  3. Identify problems, explore solutions and prioritize/revise solutions in foodservice management.
  4. Recognize the socio-historical background of diverse patient and employee populations.
  5. Quantify resources and monitor expenditures to comply with available budgets.
For more information, contact:
Miriam Wilson, MS, RD, LDN
Assistant Professor and Program Director Dietetic Programs
Allegheny Campus M610
808 Ridge Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15212

Program Goals

  1. Provide a curriculum of sequential course work that gradually and consistently builds student knowledge in dietetics and coordinates classroom learning with appropriate practical experience.
  2. Prepare students with the skills to sit for the certification examination for dietary managers and employment in the profession.
  3. Establish and maintain a symbiotic relationship with dietetic professionals and health care institutions in the community.

Certificate Requirements

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