Program Goals and Objectives

Mission of the Dietetics Program 

To guide the future of dietetics in Alaska by preparing students for supervised practice.

 

Goal #1 – Prepare UAA DPD graduates to successfully complete a supervised practice program

Objective #1:

80% of students enrolled in the professional courses in the third year of the UAA DPD will complete program/degree requirements within 150% of the time planned for completion (36 months).

Objective #2:

Over a three-year period, 60% of DPD graduates will apply to supervised practice programs prior to or within 12 months of graduation.

Objective #3:

Over a three-year period, 80% of those applying to supervised practice programs will be accepted within 12 months of graduation.

Objective #4:

At least 75% of DI program directors of UAA DPD alumni will rate alumni with a knowledge base of at least “average” on follow-up surveys.

 

Goal #2 – Prepare UAA DPD graduates to become competent entry-level dietitians

Objective #1: 

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%.

Objective #2:

100% of UAA DPD alumni will indicate they felt at least “well” prepared for their practice as a RD.

   

* Program outcomes data is available upon request.