Program Mission:  The mission of the Keith & Associates Distance Dietetic Internship is to train dietetic interns to become competent entry-level registered dietitian nutritionists delivering the highest possible standard of quality for patient care and also the highest standard of professionalism and customer care.

 

PROGRAM GOALS

PROGRAM OBJECTIVES

1. Prepare graduates to become competent entry-level dietitians.

1.1 Over a 5-year period, ≥80% of students enrolled full-time or part-time will complete program requirements within 150% of the program length:  12 months (full-time) or 24 months (part-time).

1.2 Over a 5-year period, ≥75% of program graduates who are expected to be employed in nutrition and dietetics or related fields will be so employed within 12 months of program completion.

1.3 Over a 5-year period, ≥80% of program graduates will take the CDR credentialing exam for dietitian nutritionists within 12 months of program completion.

1.4 Over a 5-year period, ≥80% of graduates will pass the CDR credentialing exam for dietitian nutritionists within one year following the first attempt.

1.5 Over a 5-year period, ≥75% of employers will answer “agree” that they are satisfied with graduate’s preparation for entry-level practice.

1.6 Over a 5-year period, ≥75% of graduates will answer “agree” that they were well-prepared for entry-level practice. (program-specific goal)

2. Prepare graduates to deliver the highest possible standard of quality for patient care and the highest standard of professionalism and customer care.

2.1 Over a 5-year period, ≥50% of employers will answer “agree” that they feel graduates deliver the highest possible standard of quality for patient care and the highest standard of professionalism and customer care. (program-specific goal)

Program Outcomes Data Policy

It is the policy of the Keith & Associates Distance Dietetic Internship Program to be as transparent as possible. Program outcomes data including the number of applicants, number of interns admitted, completion rate, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist exam pass rate and all tuition and fee information is available upon request. Please email the dietetic internship program director at KADDI@consultingdietitians.com.