Consider the Field of a Certified Dietary Manager
Graduates of the Nutrition and Foodservice Management program gain classroom and clinical experience in the management of commercial and institutional foodservice operations. Individuals will learn about routine nutritional services, ordering supplies, equipment, and food safety. They will also gain experience in data management for food services and will learn to apply human relations techniques to personnel issues. Students who graduate with the Certificate of Proficiency or the Technical Certificate in Nutrition and Foodservice Management are eligible to sit for the exam to become a Certified Dietary Manager (CDM). All CDM courses are available in a traditional or online format.
Certified Dietary Managers work in a variety of settings, including but not limited to long-term care facilities, assisted living facilities, acute care hospitals, rehabilitation hospitals, school nutrition programs, and correctional facilities. Graduates have the opportunity to continue their nutrition education at BRTC by pursuing the Associate of Applied Science in Nutrition and Dietetics.
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Graduates of the Associate of Applied Science in Nutrition and Dietetics degree are prepared to transition into a baccalaureate degree program in articulated university programs to pursue a career as a Registered Dietitian.
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The AAS Nutrition and Dietetics degree has been realigned to allow students to obtain additional credit hours that are transferable to 4-year institutions. Effective 8/15/2018, accreditation of the AAS Nutrition and Dietetics program by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) ceased. Those enrolled in the program prior to 8/15/2018 have received a teach-out plan to graduate no later than December 2019, and upon graduation will be eligible to sit for the DTR exam.