Master of Science in Clinical Nutrition With Dietetic Integrated Admissions & Deadlines

How to apply

Entry term: Fall (September)
Application cycle: November - February
Application deadline: February 15

Complete the following steps to apply for the M.S. in Clinical Nutrition - Dietetic Integrated Track program:

Complete an application using the Dietetics Inclusive Centralized Application Services (DICAS).

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You will need the following ready to submit directly to DICAS:

  1. Official transcripts from every U.S. college or university attended. For courses and degrees completed outside the United States, submit international course evaluations.
    • A bachelor’s degree from a college or university. Completion of the prerequisite courses listed below (equivalency determined by RUSH clinical nutrition faculty) prior to enrollment is required.
      • General chemistry with lab (minimum 3 credit hours)
      • Organic chemistry with lab (minimum 3 credit hours)
      • Biochemistry with lab (minimum 3 credit hours)
      • Human anatomy with lab (minimum 3 credit hours)
      • Human physiology with lab (minimum 3 credit hours)
      • Microbiology with lab (minimum 3 credit hours)
      • Human nutrition (minimum 3 credit hours)
      • Food science with lab (minimum 3 credit hours)
      • Introduction to foods or meal management (minimum 3 credit hours)
    • A cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale is strongly recommended.
  2. Name and email addresses for three references. DICAS will contact each reference with instructions on how to complete an online evaluation.
  3. Personal statement. Please address the following with a 750 word limit: Why do you want to enter the dietetics profession; discuss experiences that have helped to prepare you for your career; address the attributes that you possess that will help you succeed in the program.

③ If your native language is not English, submit Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) scores.

④ Participate in a personal interview with program faculty.

⑤ You will need to complete the secondary RUSH Application only if you are accepted into the program. The secondary application will be sent directly to all accepted students.

Admissions Contact
Mark McInerney, PhD