Admissions Requirements for Masters in Nutrition

Admissions Requirements for Masters in Nutrition

Contact: Dr. Kathy Wright, Program Director,

Admission to the MS in Nutrition program is based on a full review of application materials and acceptance by the Office of Graduate Admissions.


  1. Graduate Application
  2. $25 Application Fee
  3. Minimum 3.0 GPA on 4.0 scale
  4. If GPA is between 2.8 and 2.999, the applicant will be considered for Provisional Acceptance. Students provisionally admitted into the MS in Nutrition program will be expected to take and successfully complete six graduate credits by advisement before formal admission to the program.
  5. Two letters of recommendation; one professional and one academic preferred, to speak to applicant's academic, writing, and critical thinking abilities as well as applicant's motivation to achieve the MS degree.
  6. Students do not need to have a BS in Nutrition, but must have a baccalaureate degree and must have completed the following courses or their equivalency prior to enrolling in this advanced degree program.
    • CHM-1101- Introduction to Chemistry
    • CHM-1102 - Inorganic and Organic Chemistry
    • CHM-2201 - Introduction to Biochemistry
    • BSC-1121 - Anatomy & Physiology I
    • BSC-1122 - Anatomy & Physiology II
    • NTR-2211 - Introduction to Nutrition
    • NTR-3314 - Life-Cycle Nutrition
    • NTR-3316 - Community Nutrition
    • At least one Medical Nutrition Therapy course, such as NTR-4401 Medical Nutrition Therapy I

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