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Nutritional Dietary Manager Part I (130 Hours)

Are you interested in a career that allows you to help people maintain a healthy diet and lifestyle? The nutritional dietary manager program will help you prepare to become a certified
dietary manager. Training will include both course work and lab experience working with a Registered Dietitian.

Note: Part 1 & 2 must be taken in order to sit for the CDM Credentialing exam. This program is approved
by the Association of Nutrition and Foodservice Professionals. Students are eligible for pre-professional
membership in the ANFP.

Training Includes: 

  • Learning to work in partnership with registered dietitians to purchase, prepare, and deliver balanced nutritional meals within a budget
  • Analyze the basic nutritional needs of your clientele
  • Provide meal service while satisfying client preferences
  • Assess dietary intake for energy balance, sustainability, and nutritional needs for humans in various stages of life
  • Apply nutrition knowledge to clinical, community, research, and food service situations
  • Effectively and efficiently supervise noncommercial food service facilities while applying nutrition principles and ensuring food safety
  • Nine hours of Nutrition Prerequisites
  • Ten hours of Lab Experience with a Registered Dietician

Admissions Requirement:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Provide proof of high school completion (high school transcripts, copy of high school diploma, or copy of completion of GED requirements)
  • Demonstrate reading proficiency either by college transcripts, a computerized placement test, or the CASAS reading test

Cost of Class:  

  • Tuition/Registration: $180 per course
  • Text: $487.58 (subject to change)
  • Insurance: $14.20

1/10–5/18, TTh, 6:00–9:00 p.m. plus 2 Sa 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Instructor: Thomas
Yancey: 828.682.7315

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