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Admission Requirements

In order to be considered for the Graduate Program in Nutrition, candidates must be a graduate from a didatic program in dietetics from an accredited college or university. Check your programs qualifications here. Click here.

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.

  • A signed DPD verification statement from the Program Director of a Didactic Program in Dietetics.
  • A combined GRE (Graduate Record Exam) score of at least 297 with a 148 in Verbal and a 149 in Quanitative (new scoring system) or at least 1000 (old scoring system) in the verbal and quantitative portions, and a minimum GRE analytical writing score of 3.5.
  • A minimum overall GPA of 3.0 and for DPD required coursework.
  • Be a U.S. citizen.
  • Meet medical and physical fitness standards.
  • A favorable security investigation completed.
  • Meet service specific age requirements.

Evaluation Criteria

Candidates's 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