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Dietetic Service Supervisor/Certified Dietary Manager, Certificate of Achievement

Banner Code: 1_CN_FNDS

Control Number: 04015

Financial Aid Eligible

Dietary Service Supervisors/Certified Dietary Managers plan and supervise employees in Food and Nutrition services at a health care facility. Responsibilities include assisting the dietitian with patient care activities, coordinating work of food production personnel, and ensuring safe and nutritionally adequate food for patients and residents.

Program Outcome

The program will prepare students for successful employment as entry-level Food and Nutrition managers to meet the needs of healthcare facilities and other employers.

Review Graduation Requirements.

Course Title Units
Required Courses
FN A170Nutrition3
NC A175Health Care Field Experience4
FBM A102Sanitation and Safety2
FBM A115Fundamentals of Food Production4
FBM A215Quantity Food Production Management2
FBM A221Menu Planning and Purchasing3
FBM A222Management, Leadership, and Training3
NC A180Introduction to Medical Nutrition Therapy3
Total Units24

Upon successful completion of the certificate, student meets California Department of Health Licensing Requirements for Dietetic Service Supervisor.

Program Sequence

These sequences at Orange Coast College are curriculum maps for students to finish all requirements for the certificate. There may be advisories, prerequisites, or time requirements that students need to consider before following these maps. Students are advised to meet with an Orange Coast College Counselor for alternate sequencing.

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
Semester 1Units
FN A170 Nutrition 3
FBM A115 Fundamentals of Food Production 4
FBM A102 Sanitation and Safety 2
FBM A222 Management, Leadership, and Training 3
Semester 2
FBM A221 Menu Planning and Purchasing 3
FBM A215 Quantity Food Production Management 2
NC A175 Health Care Field Experience 2 4
NC A180 Introduction to Medical Nutrition Therapy 2 3
 Total Units24

Fall only course


Spring only course