Additional Admissions Requirements
TOEFL: required score of 550 paper-based, 79-80 Internet-based
Letter of application stating to include the following: primary area of interest (dietetics, exercise science, nutrition, etc.); desired research focus; long-term goals outlining career goals; interest in assistantship (teaching or research); reason(s) for attending graduate school; current professional certifications and credentials; an interview (in person or via phone) is highly encouraged but not required.
Master’s Nutritional Sciences Admission Requirements:
Entering students for the Master’s degree will be required to have a Bachelor’s degree in dietetics, exercise science, nutrition, biology, chemistry, epidemiology, or other related field from an accredited institution. Students with other educational backgrounds may be admitted conditionally. They will be required to complete the necessary coursework to eliminate deficiencies in their background during their first semester in the program.
Pre-requisites for the Master’s degree include STAT 281 or equivalent, NUTR 315, CHEM 106/108 or CHEM 112/114 or equivalent, BIO 221, BIOL 325, and PE 350 or equivalent for students in the Exercise Science Specialization.