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Dietary Manager’s Program

Blinn College offers the Dietary Manager's Program exclusively at Blinn College, Schulenburg Campus. The curriculum covers the overall management of a health care food service department and is designed for food service employees in health care facilities who have leadership and management potential.

The course is approved by the Association of Nutrition and Foodservice Professionals. Students are eligible for student ANFP membership. Graduates will be eligible to take the ANFP credentialing examination to become certified dietary managers and will receive active ANFP membership. For this purpose, student name and addresses will be sent to ANFP each quarter following enrollment and graduation.  The course is divided into three separate sessions; successful completion of all three is necessary to receive the certificate. (This is not a sanitation certificate.)

Students may start the course at any session, but must start at the BEGINNING of the session.

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Textbook order form


Dietary Manager’s Program Frequently Asked Questions

Is this an approved course?
Yes!  The Dietary Manager’s Program at Blinn College, Schulenburg Campus has been fully approved by the Association of Nutrition & Food Service Professionals (ANFP).  You will find us listed under Traditional Classroom Courses on their website   www.anfponline.org

What time do I have to be in class?
Class begins promptly at 9:00 a.m. and breaks for lunch.  Class usually ends between 3:00 and 4:00 p.m.

What should I bring to class?
Bring the required textbook, pen or pencil, and paper or spiral notebook to take notes.  Some students find a highlighter very helpful.

I’m driving several hours to come to class and need to spend the night.  Is there a convenient place to stay in Schulenburg?
Yes.  There are three hotels within sight of the Schulenburg exit of IH-10, all are less than two miles from campus.  This is the link to the Greater Schulenburg Chamber of Commerce http://schulenburgchamber.org   where you will find information on the area hotels and lots of helpful information.

Can you give me directions to the Schulenburg Campus?

  • From the Schulenburg exit of IH-10, go south on Rt. 77, through two stop lights and under the railroad underpass.  Turn left on to either Black Street or South Street.  Cross two residential intersections and you will see the Blinn College – Schulenburg Campus.
  • Driving north on Rt. 77 from Hallettsville, turn right on either South Street or Black Street.  Cross through two residential intersections and you will see the Blinn – Schulenburg Campus.


I don’t have a credit card, how can I get the books I need for class?
Print and complete the form for Textbook Order using check.  Mail with check or money order to:  ANFP 406 Surrey Woods Drive, St. Charles, IL  60174