Degrees and Programs

Food Service/Dietary Management

Program Information

Food Service/Dietary Management

The Food Service/Dietary Management program (9.5 credit hours) covers topics dealing with nutrition, menu planning, food preparation, sanitation and safety, human relations, purchasing, scheduling, training, record keeping, and supervision.  Upon completion, you will be prepared to begin a job as a food service employee, manager, or supervisor in an institutional food service operation.

With the completion of this program and a 150-hour preceptorship completed at a health care facility under the supervision of a Licensed Medical Nutrition Therapist or upon completion of the optional four credit hours of dietary management field experience classes, you will be eligible to sit for the Dietary Managers Association (DMA) national examination required to obtain the Certified Dietary Manager (CDM) credential.

Program Statistics

Dietary Managers Pass Rate

Month/Year National Pass Rate Northeast Pass Rate Tested Passed
March 2008 70.3% 100% 3 3
October 2008

74.4%

100% 2 2
March 2009 72.8% 100% 1 1
October 2009 71.5% 100% 3 3
March 2010 72.8% 100% 3 3
October 2010 70.5% 100% 2 2
March 2011 68.6% 0% 1 0
October 2011 74% 100% 2 2
March 2012 68.9% 100% 2 2
October 2012 71.4% 100% 1 1
Total   95% 20 19

 

Certification for Dietary Managers by the Association of Nutrition & Foodservice Professionals.

*Food Service/Dietary Management Program Statistics

 

Career Information

Food Service/Dietary Management

Salary Information

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the average salary for a dietitians and nutritionists in Nebraska is $46,990.

Courses and Program Options

Food Service/Dietary Management

You have one option available when enrolling in this program of study.