Goals and Mission Statement

DPD Mission, Goals and Outcome Statements

The mission of the Didactic Program in Dietetics at Murray State University is to prepare graduates for successful entry into a dietetic internship and for roles as nutrition and food experts in their communities through a strong knowledge base, critical thinking and communication skills and an emphasis on lifelong learning.  Program outcomes data are available upon request.

The goals and outcomes of the DPD at Murray State are as follows:

 

Goal: The goals and outcomes of the DPD at Murray State are as follows:

  1. At least 80% of the program/degree requirements within three years (150% of program length).
  2. 75% of the program graduates apply for admission to a supervised practice program prior to or within 12 months of graduation.
  3. 50% of program graduates are admitted to a supervised practice program within 12 months of graduation.
  4. The program's one-year pass rate (graduates who pass the registration exam within one year of first attempt) on the CDR credentialing exam for dietitian nutritionists is at least 80%.
  5. At least 75% of directors of supervised practice programs will be satisfied with Murray State University DPD graduates' preparedness for supervised practice.

*Program outcome data are available upon request.