West Allis Campus
Dietetics is the science of managing food and nutrition to promote health; a dietetic technician typically works as a member of the food service or healthcare team. This program includes supervised clinical and field experiences. Graduates are eligible for technician membership in the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and will receive the title Dietetic Technician Registered (DTR) after completing the national registration exam.
Career Outlook: Dietetics is a vital, growing field. Employment options include hospitals, school lunch programs, nutrition programs for the elderly, food service management firms.
Career Pathway: By completing four specified courses, you will be eligible to take the Association of Food and Nutrition Professionals Certified Dietary Manager exam and earn MATC's Dietary Manager certificate.
Program Code: 10-313-1
Start Dates: August/January
This program does not have a waitlist.
Students are admitted through a petition process.
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A criterion considered in the petition process is verification of student residency. Students selected via the petition process are chosen based on MATC district residency, then Wisconsin nondistrict residency, followed by nonresidents, unless otherwise stated.
Special Admission Requirements: One year of high school-level biology and chemistry.
Detailed Program Information:
Fall 2015 – Spring 2016 Course Requirements