If your career goals include a management position, you will want to consider this important program to get the advanced training, business acumen and practical experience you need to lead.
Satisfaction survey results of graduates are available upon request by contacting Mary Beth Ohlms, MEd, RDN, LD.
A new partnership with US Foods, a national foodservice distributor, provides additional educational, professional and scholarship support for students enrolled in the 2018-19 certified dietary manager training program. Read more.
Your decision to enhance your current skills and knowledge is satisfied by this specialized continuing education program and supported by the dedicated, professional faculty at Fontbonne. The program has both classroom and field experience components. The field experience is appropriately precepted by Registered Dietitian Nutritionists and CDM’s and has a required minimum of 150 hours. Students are eligible for ANFP membership. Graduates are eligible for the credentialing exam and active ANFP membership.
A Registered Dietitian must directly supervise a minimum of 25 of the 50 nutrition-related field experience hours and coordinate the entire 150 hours. The program will be housed in the Department of Family & Consumer Sciences which has a dietetics program that has been accredited by Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND).
This course is a non-credit continuing education course, the first of its kind at our university. Students will apply only to take the course and will not be enrolled in the traditional system.
Students will utilize the Fontbonne University Jack C. Taylor library, class syllabus, classroom resource library and computers at their sites to help support their learning needs.
We commit ourselves to creatively responding to the educational goals of the diverse, adult student population by providing excellent customer service in collaboration with cooperating facilities while maintaining the integrity of and the policies of Fontbonne University.
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A new partnership with US Foods, a national foodservice distributor, provides additional educational, professional and scholarship support for students enrolled in the 2017-18 certified dietary manager training program at Fontbonne University. Students employed by a current US Foods customer or partner are eligible to participate.