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2013-2014 Catalog 
2013-2014 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Dietary Manager, Joint Certificate Program with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ)

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Accredited by the Dietary Management Association (DMA), the Dietary Manager Program will allow graduates to run medical nutrition and general food service establishments. Dietary Managers act as supervisors or managers over long-term care facilities, assisted living, small hospitals, schools, military, and other non-commercial settings, and are an important part of the nutrition care team. Dietary Managers are also responsible for food safety and selecting foods that conform to diet prescriptions. 

Candidates must complete all General Education courses with a minimum grade of a “C+”.

General Education requirements for admission to Dietary Manager portion of the program

Credits 17*

A student must be enrolled at RVCC in order to apply for the Dietary Manager portion of the program. These courses must be completed with a minimum GPA of 2.75 for a student to be recommended to UMDNJ.

Applications to UMDNJ need to be made by June 30th.  Students will be contacted by the office of Health Science Education once they have completed the required coursework at RVCC. The didactic and clinical coursework at UMDNJ begins in September.

*A minimum of 10 General Education credits must be completed at Raritan Valley Community College.

Curriculum – Certificate Program

Dietary Manager Program at UMDNJ

First Semester-Fall

  • NUTR 1100 Food Service Management 5 Credits
  • NUTR 1109 Food Safety and Sanitation 3 Credits
  • NUTR 1209 Practicum in Dietary Management 3 Credits
  • NUTR 1219 Medical Nutrition Therapy for Dietary Managers 4 Credits

Total Credits for Certificate 32

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