Dietary Manager Certificate Program Overview and Costs

Program Requirements

The less than one-year Dietary Manager Certificate Program requires 17 academic credit hours, including:

  • Four program-specific, classroom-based courses (12 total credits)
  • A minimum of 150 hours of supervised on-site field experience (5 total credits)
    • A Registered Dietitian (RD/RDN) directly supervises 25 of the 50 nutrition-related field experience hours and coordinates the entire 150 hours.

See the Catalog for a full list of certificate courses.

Professional Membership

Students enrolled in PCC’s Dietary Manager Certificate Program are eligible to apply for the Association of Nutrition and Food Professionals (ANFP) Pre-Professional membership. Graduates are eligible for the credentialing exam and ANFP Professional Membership. (Download the application.)

Estimated Program Costs (2013-2014)

Resident tuition and college fees
$1,700
Non-resident tuition and college fees
$3,900
Textbooks
$400
Uniform/Shoes
$150
Background Check
$50
Immunizations
$50
ANFP Pre-Professional Membership
$60
National certification exam
$400

Course of Study

Dietary Manager Certificate