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Dietary Management

Thursday, August 05, 2021

Dietary Management

Certificate of Proficiency in Dietary Management

ANFP (Association of Nutrition & Foodservice Professionals) has granted full approval to the Dietary Management hybrid training program offered through the University of Arkansas Pulaski Technical College Culinary Arts & Hospitality Management Institute. The certificate program is listed on the ANFP website as an approved program. The Dietary Management program was designed to use ANFP curriculum and includes a 150-hour internship. The Dietary Management Certificate of Proficiency program consists of six courses/18 credit hours:

  1. Applied Foodservice Sanitation, CUL 1301
  2. Healthy Foods for Culinary Professionals, CUL 2307
  3. The Restaurant Industry, HOS 2302
  4. Food Production I, CUL 1302 or HOS 2330
  5. Nutrition for Dietary Mangers, CUL 2335
  6. Dietary Manager Internship, CUL 2340

Students that successfully complete these six courses will be eligible to sit for the CDM Credentialing Exam under Pathway I. The goal of this program is to equip students with the knowledge and practice they need to be a successful Certified Dietary Manager in a health care facility, long-term care setting or in school nutrition.


Technical Certificate in Dietary Management

This Technical Certificate program provides knowledge and laboratory experience to prepare student for the dietary manager profession. This TC includes the six courses in the Dietary Management program plus the following classes for a total of 10 courses/30 credit hours:

  1. Introduction to Food Science, CUL 1350
  2. Product ID and Quantity Purchasing, HOS 1302
  3. English Composition I
  4. Mathematical Reasoning or College Algebra
For additional information, contact Mandie Smith at [email protected] or call (501) 812-2840.