Dietary Manager

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Program Information

  • Location: West Allis Campus
  • Pathway: Healthcare
  • Program Code: 61-313-1
  • Offering: In-class
  • Degree Type: Bilingual, Certificate
  • Start Dates: August/January

About the Dietary Manager Certificate


Bilingual (Spanish) mode also is offered.

Students enrolled in the Nutrition and Dietetic Technician associate degree program will complete all of this certificate’s required courses as part of their program. Students have the opportunity to learn about safe food handling, meal planning, menu management and supervision. Students are eligible for ANFP Pre-Professional membership and upon successful completion of the program, graduates are eligible for the ANFP professional membership. A Registered Dietitian Nutritionist directly supervises a minimum of 25 of the 30 nutrition-related field experience hours and coordinates the entire 150 hours: 150 hours of precepted field experience overseen by a Registered Dietitian.

Upon completion of this certificate, students are eligible to take the nationally recognized CDM Credentialing Exam offered by the Certifying Board for Dietary Managers. These professionals work in a variety of healthcare and institutional food settings.

Certifying Board for Dietary Managers website:

You can apply your credits toward completing the Nutrition and Dietetic Technician associate degree.



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Nutrition and Dietetic Technician

Learn how the science of managing food and nutrition helps promote good health. Dietetic technicians typically work as a member of the food service or healthcare team. MATC’s 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 Nutrition and Dietetic Technician Registered (NDTR) after successfully completing the national registration exam.

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Healthcare Services Management

Demonstrate leadership skills, manage support staff, and ensure efficient healthcare organizational workflows according to prescribed quality standards with the abilities attained through this program. All courses are offered via online format.

Detailed Program Information

2024-25 Curriculum

Course Course Name Credits
DIETNT-106 Food Service Sanitation ‡
(or) CULMGT-112 Food Service Sanitation
DIETNT-108 Food Service Management 1 ‡ 3
DIETNT-118 Food Service Management 1: Coordinated Practice ‡ 1
DIETNT-151 Nutrition for Dietetics ‡ 4



‡ Prerequisite required.

Program curriculum requirements are subject to change.

All credits must be earned at MATC with a 2.0 cumulative GPA or higher. Upon completion of the certificate's requirements, the student's transcript is notated with the credential earned.

Some certificates can be earned while completing associate degrees and/or technical diplomas that are eligible for financial aid. Certificate programs alone are not eligible for financial aid; consult an MATC advisor for information.

Current MATC students should consult their Academic Program Plan for specific curriculum requirements.

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Already a student? You can visit Self-Service (link) and choose Student Planning to register for classes.


Important Dates

This program is an open entry program - students can enroll in open entry programs when enrollment begins each semester.

  • No prerequisite courses
  • Fall start: Registration for classes opens in April
  • Spring start: Registration for classes opens in November

Deadlines and important dates can be found on:
Cost & Aid Deadlines

Also, you can find dates and deadlines on the MATC Events Calendar

Career Outlook


Dietary Manager
Food Service Manager
Nutrition Coordinator
Food Service Supervisor



This program is approved by the Association of Nutrition & Foodservice Professionals (ANFP), P.O. Box 3610, St. Charles, IL 60174; 800-323-1908;


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Last updated: 03/22/2024