Coordinated Program in Dietetics (CPD)
The Coordinated Program in Dietetics (CPD) at Kansas State University provides the coursework as well as the supervised practice experience requirements of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. This experience will provide a management semester, a clinical care semester and a community-based summer assignment. During the semester students are finishing the professional coursework, they will apply for admission to the CPD. Upon admission, students are placed in affiliated sites within the state of Kansas to complete the 1200-hour supervised practice experience the final year of the CPD. Upon completion of the CPD the student earns a bachelor's degree in dietetics and is immediately eligible to sit for the national Registration Examination for Dietitians.
The K-State CPD is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND), 120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 1000, Chicago, IL 60606-6995.
For more information on the DPD please see the resources below.
- Coordinated Program in Dietetics Student Handbook (pdf)
- Coordinated Program in Dietetics Preceptor Handbook (pdf)