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CDM CREDENTIALING EXAM ELIGIBILITY PATHWAYS
You are eligible to take the exam if you meet the requirements of one of the pathways outlined below.
For graduates of an ANFP-approved foodservice manager training program. Candidates
must submit a certificate of course completion and their name must appear on the official
graduate list that is sent by the college/school to ANFP.
For graduates of a two-year, four-year or greater, college degree in foodservice
management, nutrition, culinary arts, or hotel-restaurant management. Candidates
must submit a copy of their transcript* with exam application. Transcript requirements
must include a minimum of one course in nutrition and two courses in foodservice
management.
For graduates of a comprehensive, minimum 90-hour, foodservice course curriculum,
who also have two years of full-time non-commercial foodservice management work
experience.** Candidates must submit a copy of their transcript* and employment
verification with exam application. Transcript requirements must include a minimum of
one course in nutrition and two courses in foodservice management.
For graduates of the classroom and online instructional portion of an ANFP-approved
foodservice manager training program, who also have two years of full-time noncommercial
foodservice management work experience.** Candidates must submit a copy
of a certificate of course completion, their name must appear on the official graduate
listing that is sent to ANFP by the college/school and they must submit employment
verification with exam application.
For current and former members of the U.S. military who have graduated from a military
who have graduated from a military dietary manager, foodservice manager, or culinary
arts training program that is a minimum of 90 hours of foodservice management training.
Candidates must submit their Joint Services Transcript (JST) as documentation of military
training. Two courses in foodservice management and one in nutrition is required. Two
years of noncommercial foodservice management experience is required as verified on
the JST or the Employer Verification Form.
For graduates with an alternate two-year, four-year or higher degree. Candidates must
have a minimum of five years of full-time non-commercial foodservice management
work experience.** Candidates must submit a copy of their transcript* and employment
verification with exam application. Transcript requirements must include a minimum of
one course in nutrition and two courses in foodservice management.
*All coursework must be completed through an accredited post-secondary education institution and a passing grade of C
or higher earned. The school must be accredited on the date of graduation.
**Non-commercial foodservice operations serve food as a support within an institution such as hospitals, nursing homes,
schools, military, correctional facilities, or community feeding programs and are typically subsidized by the institution
from which they operate. They have third-party oversight by agencies such as TJC, local and/or state health departments,
CMS, etc.
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CDM Credentialing Exam Candidate Handbook

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of CDM Credentialing Exam Candidate Handbook

The CDM Credentialing Exam: What You Need to Know
Exam Day Information
Maintaining Your Credential
Employment Verification Form
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CDM Credentialing Exam Candidate Handbook - The CDM Credentialing Exam: What You Need to Know
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CDM Credentialing Exam Candidate Handbook - Exam Day Information
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CDM Credentialing Exam Candidate Handbook - Maintaining Your Credential
CDM Credentialing Exam Candidate Handbook - Employment Verification Form
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