Certified Dietary Manager

Online Training for Entry and Advancement in the Food Service Industry

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Program Overview

Looking for a career change or advancement in nutritional management? The Certified Dietary Manager program at College of Western Idaho (CWI) offers a specialized online distance learning experience that caters to both. This program is designed to prepare you for roles where nutrition and dietary management are key. It is a perfect fit if you are interested in the intersection of food service management and nutrition.

Our program provides an understanding of the necessary aspects of dietary management. You will learn about nutrition, food safety, and managing dietary programs, especially in healthcare and similar settings. The course is structured to accommodate your busy schedule, offering the flexibility of online learning — ideal for both aspiring dietary managers and those looking to enhance their current careers in this field.

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Time to Complete

12 months

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Learning Opportunities

  • Nutrition & Dietary Management: Gain foundational knowledge in nutrition and dietary management.
  • Food Safety Protocols: Learn about food safety and compliance with dietary regulations.
  • Online Learning Flexibility: Study at your own pace with the convenience of an online format.
  • Career Advancement: Suitable for those seeking a career change or advancement in nutritional management.
  • Preparation for Certification: Equip yourself with the skills needed for the Certified Dietary Manager certification.

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Area of Study

Minimum age requirement for this program is 18.

Degrees & Certificates

Certificate of Completion




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Cost: $1,399

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Career Opportunities

  • Dietitians and Nutritionists

    Plan and conduct food service or nutritional programs to assist in the promotion of health and control of disease. May supervise activities of a department providing quantity food services, counsel individuals, or conduct nutritional research.


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*Data sourced from Lightcastâ„¢ (2023), a global leader in labor market analytics, and limited to the state of Idaho. Contact CWI Institutional Research for questions regarding this data.



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