Dietetic Technician

Associate of Applied Science


The Dietetic Technology Program is no longer accepting new students and will close as of June 1, 2021. If you are a current student registered with the Dietetic Technician major, see your Academic Advisor to create your academic plan to complete the degree by 2021.

If you are a new student interested in Nutrition or Food Science, check out these program options:

This program prepares students for employment in the areas of nutrition care and food service management. As an integral part of a healthcare team, the Dietetic Technician, Registered (DTR) is qualified to work in a variety of settings, including acute and long-term care facilities, health departments, schools, community nutrition programs, business and industry, and food service management.


The Dietetic Technician Program is fully accredited through December 31, 2022 by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND).  For more information concerning accreditation standards contact the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND), 120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000, Chicago, Illinois, 60606-6995, phone number 800-877-1600, ext.5400, email, web address

ACEND Accreditation