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.

1.1a  At least 80% of full-time program interns complete program requirements within 12 months (150% of the program length). 

1.1b  At least 80% of part-time program interns complete program requirements within 24 months (150% of the program length). 

1.2 Of graduates who seek employment, 75 percent are employed in nutrition and dietetics or related fields within 12 months of graduation. 

1.3 Eighty percent of graduates will take the CDR credentialing exam for dietitian nutritionists within 12 months of program completion.

1.4 The program’s one-year pass rate (graduates who pass the registration exam within one year of first attempt) on the CDR credentialing exam for dietitian nutritionists is at least 80%.

1.5 Seventy-five percent of employers will answer “agree” that they are satisfied with graduate’s preparation for entry-level practice.

1.6 Seventy-five percent of graduates will answer “agree” that they were 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 At least 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.