Nutritional Dietary Manager Part I (130 Hours) (NEW!)

healthy food
GEER logo

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 potentially qualify for national certification as a
CDM. Students will be 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
  • Access dietary intake for energy balance, sustainability, and nutritional needs for humans in various stages of life
  • Apply nutrition knowledge to clinical, community, research, and foodservice situations
  • Effectively and efficiently supervise non-commercial foodservice facilities while applying nutrition principles and ensuring food safety
  • 9 hours of Nutrition Prerequisites
  • 10 hours of Lab Experience with a Registered Dietitian·


Admissions Requirements:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • 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 $577.76 (subject to change)


8/3/21-12/16/21, TTh, 6:00 pm-9:00 pm

$180                          Instructor: Thomas

Yancey                              828.682.7315

Students in the program may get help paying for class by calling 828.766.1297. Click this link for information about GEER 2020-2021 Funding Scholarships.

Dietician Training Approval