Goals and Outcomes

Goal 1: The program will prepare graduates to become nutrition professionals.

Outcomes:

  1. 85% of junior students will complete the Food and Nutrition major and 85% of students accepted to the Coordinated Program in Dietetics will finish it.
  2. Students will respond 3 or higher on a five-point scale on each course evaluation when asked if the course meets the specific Foundation Knowledge and Skills of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics identified for that course.
  3. Graduates will respond 3 or higher on a five-point scale when asked to assess their academic background in subject areas, some of which comprise the Foundation Knowledge and Skills, when surveyed 6 - 12 months year after program completion.
  4. Employers will respond 3 or higher on a five-point scale on the Employer or Dietetic Internship Director Questionnaire when asked to rate graduates' preparation for an entry-level dietetic position.

Goal 2: The program will prepare graduates to become dedicated learners throughout life and career.

Outcomes:

  1. 80% (of respondents) of the Coordinated Program in Dietetics and the Nutrition and Dietetics concentration students who completed a dietetic internship will have completed the continuing professional educational requirements of the Commission on Dietetic Registration and remained Registered Dietitians when surveyed five years after program completion.
  2. 50% (of respondents) of the Nutrition and Dietetics concentration students who do not complete a dietetic internship and 50% (of respondents) of the Nutrition and Wellness concentration students will be employed in the food and nutrition field and will identify at least one method of continuing professional education when surveyed five years after program completion.

Goal 3: The program will foster a variety of careers in food and nutrition.

Outcome:

  1. Student responses related to job titles on the Framingham State University Career Center's survey and on the Food and Nutrition concentrations' graduate surveys will indicate that graduates are employed in at least three areas of nutrition and dietetics when surveyed 6 - 12 months after program completion.

Goal 4: The program will enable students to develop technology proficiency.

Outcomes:

  1. Students will respond 3 or higher on a five-point scale on course evaluations when asked if specific courses meet the Foundation Knowledge and Skills I. Communications: Demonstrated Ability to use current information technologies.
  2. Employers will respond 3 or higher on a five-point scale on the Employer Questionnaire when asked to rate graduates' computer skills.

Goal 5: The program will prepare Coordinated Program in Dietetics and Nutrition and Dietetics concentration students who have completed a dietetic internship to pass the Registration Exam administered by the Commission on Dietetic Registration of The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Outcome:

  1. The program graduates over a 5-year period will achieve at least an 85% pass rate on the Registration Examination for Dietitians administered by the Commission on Dietetic Registration.

100 State Street

PO Box 9101

Framingham, MA 01701-9101

|

Phone: 508-620-1220


Mobile Version

Copyright © 2014 Framingham State University