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Program Mission

Prepare graduates for practice as Registered Dietitian Nutritionists who possess up-to-date knowledge and skills, and an entrepreneurial spirit.

Program Goals

 1. Prepare graduates to become competent entry-level dietitians.

 2. Graduates will possess up-to-date knowledge and skills and an entrepreneurial spirit.

Program Objectives

1.1 At least 80% of program graduates complete program/degree requirements within 1.88 years or 22 months  (150% of the program length).

1.2 Of graduates who seek employment, 75% are employed in nutrition and dietetics or related fields within 12 months of graduation. 

1.3 Eighty percent of graduates take the CDR credentialing exam for dietitian nutritionists within 12 months of program completion.

1.4 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%.

1.5 Seventy-five percent of employers will answer “agree” that they are satisfied with graduate’s preparation for entry-level practice.

1.6 At least 75% of graduates will answer “agree” that they were prepared for entry-level practice. (program-specific goal).

2.1 On the one-year graduate survey, ≥ 20% of respondents will answer agree that they have started a nutrition-related business or plan to in the next five years.


It is the policy of KACAD to be as transparent as possible. The program’s outcomes data including the number of applicants, number of students admitted, completion rate, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist exam pass rate is available upon request. Please email the program director at

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