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Food Service/Dietary Management

Degrees and Programs

The Association of Nutrition and Foodservice Professionals (ANFP) approved Dietary Managers Training Program (17 credit hours) - supplies students with the knowledge and skills necessary in non-commercial food service operations. Specific topics covered deal with nutrition, menu planning, food preparation, sanitation and safety, human relations, purchasing, scheduling, training, record keeping, and supervision. Upon the successful completion of the required program courses, graduates are prepared to enter jobs as food service employees, managers, and supervisors.

With the successful completion of program courses, graduates will be eligible to take the nationally recognized Certifying Board for Dietary Managers CDM credentialing exam to obtain the credential of Certified Dietary Manager/Certified Food Protection Professional (CDM/CFPP). Students registering must have the program director's permission and work in the food service department of a health care facility while enrolled in the field experience courses. The student will complete 150 precepted hours as part of the field experience course.

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* Program is available online.


Food Service and Dietary Management program of Northeast Community College is approved by the Association of Nutrition and Foodservice Professionals (ANFP), 406 Surrey Woods Drive, St. Charles, IL 60174, phone (630) 587-6308.

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Salary Information

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

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