Dietetic Technology (DT) - Description
Dietetic Technology (DT)
Business Technologies Division • 513.569.1620 • Clifton Campus, Main Building, Room 330 • Program Chair: Laura Horn
Dietetic technicians are trained in food preparation and nutrition and are an integral part of health care and food service management teams. They promote optimal health through proper nutrition by providing personalized services to meet clients’ nutritional needs, and are trained to supervise people who prepare and serve food. Dietetic technicians work independently or in teams with registered dietitians in a variety of employment settings, including hospitals, nursing care centers, retirement centers, schools, food companies, and community health programs.
Special Admission Requirements
Students must have completed high school or college courses in biology and chemistry (within seven years of application date) with grades of C or better, and must score at an appropriate level on the COMPASS® placement test to enter college level courses, or complete the recommended Academic Foundations courses.