Highlights of program outcomes:

  • 100 percent of our graduates passed the national registration exam within one year (95 percent on the first attempt).
  • 82 percent of our graduates secured employment within three months of program completion.
  • 100 percent of graduates indicate they received optimal supervision and support from their program director.
  • 100 percent of graduates indicated their individual professional needs and interests were met.
  • 96 percent of employers rate our graduates above other entry-level dietitians they have hired.

Full list of program goals, objectives, and outcomes:

Goal 1:  Prepare graduates for effective dietetics/nutrition practice.

Objective

Actual outcome
(data from the past 5 years)

At least 95 percent of graduates will take the registration exam within 12 months of program completion. 

100 percent of graduates in the past 5 years have taken the registration exam within 12 months.

The program’s one-year pass rate on the CDR credentialing exam (graduates who pass the registration exam within one year of first attempt) will be at least 80 percent.

100 percent of graduates in the past 5 years have passed the exam within one year.

At least 90 percent of graduates will pass the registration exam on the first attempt.

95 percent of graduates in the past 5 years have passed the registration exam on the first attempt.

At least 80 percent of program interns will complete all requirements within 13.5 months (150 percent of intended program length).

100 percent of interns have completed all requirements on time (within the intended program length of 9 months). 

At least 80 percent of ISPP program interns complete all requirements within 36 months (150 percent of program length).

100 percent of ISPP interns have completed all requirements on time (within the intended program length of 24 months).

Of graduates who seek employment, 75 percent will be employed in nutrition and dietetics or related fields within 3 months of graduation.

82 percent of graduates in the past 5 years have secured employment within 3 months of graduation.

Of graduates who seek employment, 90 percent will be employed in nutrition and dietetics or related fields within 12 months of graduation.

No data yet (new objective)

90 percent of alumni will indicate the program director provided adequate supervision and support needed to successfully enter the profession of dietetics.

100 percent of alumni in the past 5 years have indicated the director provided adequate supervision and support.

90 percent of alumni will indicate they would recommend the program to prospective interns.

98 percent of alumni in the past 5 years have indicated they would recommend the program to prospective interns.

Goal 2: Position graduates to function successfully in their preferred area of practice within a rapidly changing profession.

Objective

Actual outcome
(data from the past 5 years)

90 percent of graduates will indicate they were adequately prepared in each component of the internship.

100 percent of graduates have indicated they were adequately prepared in clinical, management, and leadership. 98 percent indicated they were prepared in community nutrition.

90 percent of employers will indicate graduates were adequately prepared for entry level practice.

No data yet (new objective)

90 percent of employers will indicate graduates were adequately prepared in each component of the internship.

100 percent of employers have indicated that graduates were adequately prepared in clinical, management, and community nutrition; 96 percent indicated they were prepared in leadership.

85 percent of employers will rate graduates above other entry-level dietitians they have hired.

96 percent of employers have rated our graduates above other entry-level dietitians they have hired.

90 percent of graduates will indicate that their individual professional learning needs and interests were considered during the internship to prepare them for their preferred area of practice.

100 percent of graduates have indicated that their individual professional learning needs and interests were considered to prepare them for their preferred area of practice.

Goal 3: Prepare graduates to be leaders within in the dietetics/nutrition profession.

Objective

Actual outcome
(data from the past 5 years)

50 percent of graduates will fulfill leadership roles during their first year of professional practice.

63 percent of graduates have served in leadership roles during their first year of professional practice.

Within 12 months of program completion, 75 percent of graduates who are working in dietetics/nutrition settings will indicate they are willing to serve as preceptors. 

91 percent of graduates working in dietetics/nutrition settings are willing to serve as preceptors.

Within three years of program completion, 50 percent of graduates will indicate involvement in dietetics education as preceptors, mentors, or in other leadership positions.

No data yet (new objective)

90 percent of employers will indicate graduates were prepared to fulfill a leadership role in the workplace or profession.

No data yet (new objective)