Dietary Manager - Food Service Supervisor | Western Technical College

Dietary Manager - Food Service Supervisor


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If you’re a food service manager with a desire to expand your career potential, explore our certificate program for dietary manager/food service supervisor. In this role, you’ll add to your skills with additional training in nutrition, food safety, and management for use in non-commercial facilities such as long-term care facilities, hospitals, schools, or correctional institutions. Working with a registered dietitian, you’ll determine the nutritional needs of your clients and oversee the preparation and serving of nutritious meals. You will be required to apply skills learned in these areas as a field experience component in a pre-approved dietary setting under the direction of a registered dietitian.

The program is accredited by the Association of Nutrition and Food Service Professionals and courses are part of the Associate of Applied Science degree in Culinary Management. Graduates are eligible to take a national credentialing exam to become a Certified Dietary Manager/Certified Food Protection Professional.

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Estimated Program Costs

Estimated Program Cost

Dietary Manager - Food Service Supervisor

This program will cost about $3,200* based on tuition and basic program fees. There may be additional fees for books, materials, and testing. For more information on tuition costs, visit the Tuition Page.

* Tuition and fees are subject to change.

Graduation Employment Stats

Graduation Employment Stats

Western conducts a follow-up survey of all grads six months after graduation to find out if they are employed in a job related to their program, how much they are making, and where they are employed.

Survey information is not currently available for this program. Please contact a Career Coach or call 606-785-9200 for more information.

Career Opportunities

Dietary Manager

Admission Requirements

College Requirements

$30 Application Fee
High School Transcript or GED/HSED

Program Requirements

Western Technical College uses ACCUPLACER, a computer-based, online assessment that measures your abilities in reading, sentence skills, and arithmetic. This information will be used to place you in courses that best fit your academic goals. Based on your scores, you may need to take additional general studies course(s) along with the general studies courses required for your program.

Several options for waiving the ACCUPLACER test are available; view the waivers here.

Learn more about placement tests and how they are used at Western: Placement Testing.


The Dietary Manager-Food Service Supervisor program is accredited by the Association of Nutrition and Food Service Professionals (ANFP).


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