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2020-21 College Catalog 
2020-21 College Catalog [ARCHIVED]

Dietetic Technician Program, AAS (Owens Code: DTTP)

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Successful completion of a program of study at the College does not guarantee licensure, certification, employment in a relevant occupation, or transferability/admission to other educational institutions or programs.


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:

Nutrition Concentration, AS (Owens Code: NTRC)  

Certified Dietary Manager Certificate (Owens Code: ZCDM)  

Culinary Arts Program, AAS (Owens Code: CAPP)  

Hospitality Management Program, AAB (Owens Code: HOSP)  




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 acend@eatright.org, web address www.eatright.org/ACEND/.

Campus Offered

Credits Required



Program Information  

Program Video

Download Student Handbook.pdf  

Program Goals and Outcomes  

Essential Functions  

Frequently Asked Questions  



Advisory Committee  

Faculty and Staff  


Required Courses

*The Age of Coursework for Food, Nutrition and Hospitality (FNH) courses is 5 years - chair approval required for courses beyond that.  Please refer to College Policy, Chapter 2 - Academic, 3358:11-2-22 Age of Coursework Policy.

**Students who currently hold the ServSafe certificate and/or current CPR should see chair as some coursework may be waived.

***Students enrolled in the program must maintain a grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 throughout the program.  All courses must be completed with a grade of “C” or better.

3rd Semester - Summer

5th Semester

Petition for Degree Completion

Students are eligible to become a candidate for an associate degree when the student has completed all necessary requirements. Students who are registering for their final semester of course work and plan to graduate must submit a petition for degree completion by accessing their Ozone account.

Visit the Owens website for petition deadline dates and fee information.  For more information regarding degree requirements and graduation refer to Chapter 2 - Academic College Policy, 3358:11-2-51, Graduation Requirements Policy and Procedures.

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