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  • Dietary Manager Program.
    94% Graduate Employment/Transfer rate
    That's right! Ninety-four percent of SCC's 2019 graduates found work or continued their education.
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    94% Graduate Employment/Transfer rate
    That's right! Ninety-four percent of SCC's 2019 graduates found work or continued their education.
    Placement
    Dietary Manager Program.
    94% Graduate Employment/Transfer rate
    That's right! Ninety-four percent of SCC's 2019 graduates found work or continued their education.
    Placement
     

Dietary Manager

  •  Estimated Cost: $1,757

    Program Length: 2 semesters

    Locations: Online

    Start Term(s): Fall / Spring / Summer

    Awards Offered: Cert

    Program Description

    If you strive to serve others in non-commercial organizations such as hospitals, schools, long-term care and corrections facilities, our Dietary Manager program is the perfect fit for you. Our program is offered online and can be completed in as little as one semester. We have designed the program to prepare you for management of Food and Nutrition Services departments.

    Our Dietary Manager program prepares you for a rewarding career in food-service operations. You will be a successful Dietary Manager if you:

    • are detail oriented and able to work with a variety of people
    • can communicate effectively (both oral and written)
    • possess the ability to multitask efficiently
    • thrive in high stress environments
    • are passionate about serving others

    You can start the Dietary Manager program in Fall, Spring or summer terms. Follow these steps to finish your application:

    1. Want to learn more about SCC? Come see how SCC will help you achieve Your Path to Possible! Schedule a campus visit!
    2. Need help exploring career opportunities or navigating the admissions process? Schedule an appointment with an Admissions Counselor.
    3. Ready to apply? Complete an Application for Admission.
    4. Submit ACT, SAT, Next Generation Accuplacer, or Accuplacer test scores (reading and math) or official college transcripts showing completion of post-secondary coursework in English and math to the Admissions Office at any SCC location.

    Special Program Requirement:

    • A grade of “C” or higher is required for all Dietary Manager courses to graduate from the program.

    If you are passionate about helping others meet their dietary needs, a rewarding career as a dietary manager is the ideal career for you. Our graduates report an average annual starting salary of $29,200. Career options include:

    • Certified Dietary Manager
    • Dietary Supervisor
    • Dining Services Coordinator
    • Dining Supervisor
    • Director of Food and Nutrition
    • Director of Culinary Services

    The Southeast Community College Dietary Manager program has been granted approval from:
    Association of Nutrition & Foodservice Professionals
    406 Surrey Woods Dr
    St. Charles, IL 60174
    800-323-1908
    info@ANFPonline.org

    Program students are eligible for ANFP Pre-Professional membership. Graduates of this program are eligible for professional membership to ANFP and are eligible to sit for the CDM®, CFPP® Credentialing exam. The CDM®, CFPP® credential meets the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) regulations requirement for directors of food and nutrition at Long-Term Care Facilities.

    The Dietary Manager program is affiliated with:

    Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
    120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2190
    Chicago, IL 60606-6995
    312-899-0040, ext. 4887
    acend@eatright.org

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    Association of Nutrition & Foodservice Professionals
    406 Surrey Woods Dr.
    St. Charles, IL 60174
    800-323-1908
    info@ANFPonline.org

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    The American Culinary Federation Accrediting Commission
    180 Center Place Way St.
    Augustine, FL 32095
    904-824-4468
    helpdesk@acfchefs.net

     

    Southeast Community College is a State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement Institution. As a State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement Institution, we are unable to offer online or distance courses to students in the following states/areas: California and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.

    States where licensure or certification requirements are met by this program’s curriculum – Nebraska. Please go to the Certifying Board for Dietary Managers website for more information about other states.

    Students who successfully complete this program may sit for the nationally recognized CDM® Credentialing Exam offered through the Certifying Board for Dietary Managers (CBDM).

    Other States may have additional educational requirements, and SCC has not made a determination of whether or not this program’s curriculum meets the educational requirements of any other State.

    How did the New Regulations Impact Food and Nutrition Services?

    Rob Epps, Instructor/Program Director
    Certified Working Pastry Chef
    Related Work Experience: 17 years
    BS, Bellevue University
    AAS, Southeast Community College
    1-800-642-4075 ext. 2526
    402-437-2526
    repps@southeast.edu

    Erin Caudill, Instructor
    Registered Dietitian
    Licensed Medical Nutrition Therapist
    Related Work Experience: 20 years
    MS, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
    BA, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
    1-800-642-4075 ext. 2466
    402-437-2466
    ecaudill@southeast.edu

    Melissa Oerman, Instructor
    Registered Dietitian
    Related Work Experience: 19 years
    MS, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
    BS, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
    402-325-4734
    moerman@southeast.edu

    Vicki Rethmeier, Instructor/Program Coordinator
    Registered Dietitian Nutritionist
    Related Work Experience: 25 years
    MS, New Mexico State University
    BS, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
    402-437-2528
    vrethmeier@southeast.edu

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