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Dietetic Internship

Dietetic Internship

Program Goals and Outcome Measures

Program Goal One:

Graduates are competent for entry-level practice as registered dietitians.

  • 90% of interns complete the internship program within 75 weeks (18 months) from beginning the program (150% of scheduled program length), measured over a 5-year period. (Guideline 6.2)
  • 80% of graduates will pass the Registration Examination for Dietitians on the first attempt, measured over 5-year intervals. (Guideline 6.1)
  • 80% of graduates will secure employment in a dietetics related field within one year of graduation, measured over a 5-year period. (Guideline 6.3)
  • When surveyed, 80% of employers of UCDMC DI graduates indicate that graduates demonstrate professional knowledge and skills, with a rating of satisfactory or better. (Guideline 6.4).

Program Goal Two:

Graduates demonstrate standards of professional performance and a commitment to the dietetics profession and service to the Sacramento Valley Area community.

  • When surveyed, 80% of graduates will report they participated in professional development activities within one year of graduation, measured over a 5-year period. (Guideline 6.4)
  • When surveyed, 90% of employers of UCDMC DI graduates indicate that graduates demonstrate professionalism, with a rating of satisfactory or better. (Guideline 6.4)
  • When surveyed, 25% of graduates are employed as nutrition professionals in the Sacramento Valley Area, measured over a 5-year period. (Guideline 6.4)
  • When surveyed, 25% of graduates will report they are active members of a dietetics-related professional organization, measured over a 5-year period. (Guideline 6.4)

* Program outcomes available upon request