The Dietetic Internship at Cedar Crest College, in accordance with the mission of the College, is dedicated to the education of the next generation of leaders. Cedar Crest College prepares students for life in a global community by educating the whole student. The Cedar Crest College Dietetic Internship supports the education, development, and preparation of entry-level registered dietitians through a dedicated and knowledgeable faculty and community preceptors working within program goals and outcomes.
The Dietetic Internship goals for Cedar Crest College reflect program direction for the faculty, staff, and preceptors. The Dietetic Internship at Cedar Crest College will:
Goal #1: Prepare graduates to be fully competent in foundation dietetics knowledge and skills who will be successfully be employed as qualified entry-level dietitian-nutritionists.
Goal #2: Instill a strong community spirit in each graduate, making community involvement and leadership a personal and professional priority for each graduate.
Goal #3: The graduates will foster a learning environment that encourages continued education and advanced degrees.
These goals reflect the mission of the Dietetic Internship which mirrors the mission of Cedar Crest College “dedicated to the education of the next generation of leaders. Cedar Crest College prepares students for life in a global community by educating the whole student at all stages of life and experience.” The CCC Dietetic Internship graduates will be prepared to provide community service to the citizens in their communities and to provide evidence-based nutrition information to the larger global community. Through the diversity of experiences and depth of clinical and community nutrition knowledge, the Cedar Crest intern graduates are prepared to enter the field as highly competent entry-level dietitians to provide nutrition care in a culturally diverse society.
Program outcome data are available on request.