Admission Requirements

In order to be considered for the U.S. Military-Baylor University Graduate Program in Nutrition, candidates must be a graduate from a didactic program in dietetics from an accredited college or university. Check your programs qualifications here.

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Admission Requirements

At a minimum, applicants should have each of the following to be considered for the Program. In some cases waivers may be available. Speak to a healthcare recruiter about this possibility.

Evaluation Criteria

Candidates applications are evaluated on the following criteria:

  • Undergraduate academic performance
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Demonstrated interest in military service
  • Leadership potential
  • Experience in foodservice and/or dietetics
  • GRE scores
  • Telephone interview

Unique Military Requirements

  • Must be a United States Citizen. Prior or current service in the U.S. Military is not an eligibility requirement for application to the program
  • Must meet the medical fitness standards for Direct Commission appointment as a Reserve Commissioned Officer as prescribed by the Department of the Army
  • Must complete a background check with a U.S. Army Recruiter
  • Must be less than 42.5 years of age on the date of appointment. Waivers are required for those over age 40
  • Current Army Officers: must obtain a Conditional Letter of Release from their branch prior to the application deadline
  • ROTC Cadets: are eligible to apply prior to graduation and DO NOT REQUIRE a Conditional Letter of Release