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Graduate Certificate Program in Dietetics

Institution OPEID: 002008

PROGRAM NAME & LENGTH

CIP:    51.3101, Dietetics/Dietitian

CIP Program Description: The mission of the Graduate Certificate in Dietetics is designed to provide future registered dieticians with basic skills required to participate in outcomes-based research on-the-job and to provide and in-depth study of evidence based practice guidelines in one or more areas of dietetics specialization.

Program Name:                                       Graduate Certificate Program in Dietetics

Credential Level of program:                  Post Baccalaureate

Program Length:                                     11 months (4 quarters)

RELATED OCCUPATIONS

•    Clinical Dietitian

•    School-Based wellness program

•    Food Service Nutrition Specialist

•    Private-Practice Dietitian

•    Public Health Nutritionist

•    Bariatric Surgery Dietitian

•    Sports Nutritionist

•    Outpatient Dietitian

•    Home Health Dietitian

 


COST

Total tuition and required fees for entire program completed in normal time:

Actual Academic Year, In-State
2012-2013            $9623
2011-2012            $8724

Actual Academic Year, Out-of-State
2012-2013            $18533
2011-2012            $16916

Total estimated costs for books and supplies for entire program:

Budgeted Amounts
2012-2013             $2400
2011-2012             $2400

Total annual room and board charges for living on campus:

Budgeted Amounts
2012-2013             $8432
2011-2012             $7020

 

Program cost information under Sec. 668.43(a):

2012-2013 Projected expenses involved in the Dietetic Graduate Certificate include the following:

Tuition 2012 – 2013 (actual*)—$9623 (In-State); $18533 (Out-of-State)
Transportation (budgeted)—$2572
Miscellaneous Personal Expenses (budgeted)—$2000
Graduate Application fee—$40
AND student membership—$50
Professional liability insurance—$35
Lab coat(s) and uniform—$75
Background Check /Drug Screen—$100
Medical exam—$100 (varies)
Health Insurance—$550 (varies)
RD Preparation Exam Workshop—$430
CPR Certification—$40

2011-2012 Projected expenses involved in the Dietetic Graduate Certificate include the following:

Tuition 2012 – 2013 (actual*)—$8724 (In-State); $16916 (Out-of-State)
Transportation (budgeted)—$2572
Miscellaneous Personal Expenses (budgeted)—$2000
Graduate Application fee—$40
ADA student membership—$50
Professional liability insurance—$35
Lab coat(s) and uniform—$75
Medical exam—$100 (varies)
Health Insurance—$550 (varies)
RD Preparation Exam Workshop—$430

* Tuition varies by each academic year (see official fee schedule at http://www.ltadm.latech.edu/comptrol/ ). Financial aid information is available at www.latech.edu/finaid .


DEBT AT PROGRAM COMPLETION

The number of students completing the program:

between July 1, 2012 and June 30, 2013: 20
Of the 20 completers, 70% completed with student loan debt.

between July 1, 2011 and June 30, 2012: 15
Of the 15 completers, 100% completed with student loan debt.

For all students (both borrowers and non-borrowers) completing the program, enter the median cumulative debt2 for each of the following:

Type of Loan Debt 2012-2013 2011-2012
Federal Student Loan Debt  $ 12,848 $ 0
Private Loan Debt  $ 0 $ 0
Institutional Financing Plan Debt  $ 0 $ 0

2Based on the Federal definition of title IV cost of attendance, mean cumulative debt includes monies to cover tuition and fees, living expenses, and travel.


P
ROGRAM COMPLETION IN NORMAL TIME

Normal time to complete program: 11months (4 quarters)

Of the students completing the program, the number who completed the program within the normal time reported above:

between July 1, 2012 and June 30, 2013: Completion rate: 19 students (95%)

between July 1, 2011 and June 30, 2012: Completion rate: 15 students (100%)


JOB PLACEMENT

Job placement rate for program completers:

2012-2013:  85% (nutrition/dietetics related); 90% (all jobs)

2011-2012:  80% (nutrition/dietetics related); 80% (all jobs)

Who is included?

The 2012-2013 job placement rate is based on 20 respondents to a post-graduation survey, with 100% of graduates responding.

The 2011-2012 job placement rate is based on 15 respondents to a post-graduation survey, with 100% of graduates responding.

What type of job?

2012-2013

Positions that recent completers were hired for include: clinical dietitian, health coach, public health nutritionist, nutrition consultant, outpatient medical dietitian, private-practice dietitian, and home-health dietitian.

2011-2012

Positions that recent completers were hired for include:  clinical dietitian, public health nutritionist, nutrition consultant, outpatient medical dietitian, and private-practice dietitian.

When were they employed?

The job placement rate is based on program completers who were employed within 6 months of completion.

How were graduates tracked?

A survey was sent to graduates of the graduate certificate program in dietetics.

The 2012-2013 response rate was 100%.

The 2011-2012 response rate was 100%

What agencies (state or accrediting), if any, is this rate reported to?

The job placement rate is reported annually to the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND).

 


 



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