2013-2014 Catalog

Dietetic Technician


Host College: Gaston College

The Dietetic Technician program prepares individuals to promote optimal health through proper nutrition by providing personalized services to meet client’s needs, and ensure balanced diets. Dietetic Technicians work under the supervision of a registered, licensed dietician.

Coursework includes content related to food, nutrition, communication, and management. The physical, biological, behavioral, and social sciences support these areas.

Employment opportunities include childcare centers, hospitals, correctional centers, public health agencies, retirement centers, rehabilitation centers, hospices, clinics, nursing homes, home care programs, or medical offices.