4 Credits | Less than one year
Technical Diploma | Evening classes only
Ashland, New Richmond, Rice Lake, Superior
Career Cluster: Health Services
The Dietary Manager program trains you to manage food service personnel, food supplies, kitchen equipment, food production and nutrition aspects of food service. You will learn skills beyond the level of dietary assistant. As dietary managers, graduates will be members of the dietetic team under the supervision of a registered dietitian.
Dietary Managers are important members of the dietetic team and are under the supervision of a registered dietitian. In this one-year certificate, you will gain the knowledge and skills to plan and prepare menus, purchase and store inventory, and collect nutritional assessment data.
Dietary Manager graduates will be able to:
- Use nutrition principles to plan, prepare, and evaluate menus to meet clients' dietary needs
- Apply basic principles of purchasing, receiving, storage, and inventory of food and supplies
- Collect nutritional assessment data using interviewing skills
Students of this program will gain hands-on experience. You will be working directly with a Registered Dietitian for your occupational experience.
Learn by doing.
Job opportunities are everywhere.
The Dietary Manager is offered via interactive television at all four campuses (Ashland, New Richmond, Rice Lake, Superior). Classes are offered one evening per week and four Saturdays per year.
After completing the program, you will be eligible to take the Dietary Manager Certification exam.
This program is accredited by the Association of Nutrition and Food Service Professionals (ANFP).
WITC understands that students have busy lives. That's why classes meet just one evening per week and four Saturdays throughout the year.
Admissions and Tuition
WITC has a simple three-step admissions process that can be completed in one visit. Fill out the application form either online or at a campus, complete an assessment and meet with a WITC counselor. In the meeting, you'll discuss your goals and the counselor will make sure you're getting the most out of your education and the best bang for your buck.
Tuition and Fees
WITC breaks down the cost of education, so you'll have a good idea of how much your education will cost.
Financial aid is available to help you pay for your education. It can come in the form of grants, loans, federal work study, military and veterans benefits, division of vocational rehabilitation benefits and scholarships.
Estimated Total Program Costs*
4 Credits | 336 hours
$575 In Tuition and Fees
*Tuition is an estimate and does not include any miscellaneous fees for various courses, tools, books, supplies or uniforms. Program book costs are in addition to tuition and fees and vary depending on course selection and where the books are purchased or rented.
After the WITC Dietary Manager Program
Upon completion of the program, you will obtain a Dietary Manager technical diploma.
This program is accredited by the Dietary Manager Association and the Association of Nutrition and Foodservice Professionals (ANFP). Upon completion, you are eligible to complete a certifying exam for registered dietary managers.