To be eligible, you must:
Certificate in Dietary Manager is a non-competitive program.
Total hours: 20
See the list of required courses (PDF will open in a new window).
If you are not enrolled in dietetics courses for 2 consecutive semesters, you will be removed from the program.
Practicum provides supervised practice experience in real life situations. You are required to complete 1 practicum course, with a minimum of 150 hours.
After you complete your Dietary Manager Certificate, you must be verified by the program director in order to take the credentialing examination to become a Certified Dietary Manager, Certified Food Protection Professional (CDM®|CFPP®). To be eligible to sit for the ANFP credentialing exam, you must have:
Once you have passed ANFP's Credentialing Exam, you can apply for certified status.
The Nutrition & Foodservice Education Foundation offers a scholarship: 2014 Student and Certified Dietary Manager Exam Scholarship Application (PDF will open in a new window)
|Program Component||Estimated Cost|
|Uniforms and Shoes||250|
|Professional Organization membership||64|
|Application for Licensure Exam||450|
Updated November 19, 2014