Nutrition - Online and Distance Education


Master's Degrees | Nutrition | How to Apply

How to Apply

Admissions Requirements

To be considered for admission, you should:

  • Hold a B.S degree in a science-related area, including coursework in biology and organic chemistry;
  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.0;
  • Score at or above the 30th percentile in all categories on the GRE; and
  • Have a TOEFL score of 80 or higher and/or IELTS of 6.5 or higher (for international students only).

**NOTE: We recommend higher scores to increase competitiveness within the program.

When you apply for a Master of Nutrition (non-thesis option), you need to:

  • Choose your program (Traditional or Distance Education); and
  • Choose your emphasis:
    • Master of Nutrition (non-thesis);
    • Professional Science Master of Nutrition-Human Nutrition Emphasis; or
    • Professional Science Master of Nutrition-Feed Science Emphasis.

The Nutrition program is an interdepartmental program, including the:

  • Department of Food, Bioprocessing & Nutrition Sciences;
  • Department of Animal Science;
  • Department of Poultry Science; and the
  • College of Veterinary Medicine.

Application Deadlines

Entry SemesterApplication Deadlines and Details
FallJun 25 (US); Mar 1 (Int)
SpringNov 25 (US); Jul 15 (Int)
Summer 1Mar 25 (US); Dec 15 (Int)
Summer 2May 10 (US); Dec 15 (Int)