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Misión, Metas y Objetivos

Bachillerato en Ciencias en Nutrición y Dietética (Coordinado)


The formation of competent entry-level registered dietitian nutritionists and licensed dietitian nutritionists who can provide excellent services in the areas of clinical, foodservice and community nutrition to local and global communities.

Program goal #1

The program will prepare competent entry-level registered dietitian nutritionists who can work in a variety of settings.


  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%.
  2. At least 80% of graduates who take the Puerto Rico licensure exam will pass the exam on the first attempt or within one year of the first attempt.
  3. Of graduates who seek employment, 70% are employed in nutrition and dietetics or related fields within 12 months of graduation.
  4. At least 40% of program graduates take the CDR credentialing exam for dietitian nutritionists within 12 months of program completion.
  5. At least 70% of employers who return the employers survey will rate graduates as “satisfactory” or higher (three on a five point scale) when evaluating their overall job performance.

Program goal # 2

The program will develop professional registered dietitian nutritionists committed to community service and interdisciplinary work.


  1. At least 80% percent of program students complete program/degree requirements within 4 ½ years (150% of the program length).
  2. At least 90% of students enrolled in the supervised practice component of the CP will complete all requirements.
  3. At least 60% of graduates will indicate participation in one or more community service activities.

Results of program outcomes data are available upon request at kkillingsworth1@suagm.edu.