Clinical Nutrition Admissions Requirements

Admissions requirements

To be considered for admission into the Master of Science in Clinical Nutrition program, you must have a bachelor’s degree from a college or university.

Prerequisite courses from an accredited U.S. university required for admission to the MS degree:

  • At least one course in biochemistry*
  • At least one course in physiology*
  • At least one course in nutrition
  • At least one course in statistics

*Students should note that two semesters of general chemistry and one semester of organic chemistry are typically the prerequisites for biochemistry. The prerequisite for physiology is an introductory biology course.

How to apply

Entry term: Fall (September) preferred
Application cycle: September-August
Application deadline: Typically two months prior to the beginning of the term

To apply to the Master of Science in clinical nutrition program, complete the following steps:

Submit an application using the Allied Health Centralized Application Service (AHCAS).

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You will also need to submit the following through AHCAS:

  1. Official transcripts from every U.S. college or university attended
  2. International course evaluation for all coursework completed at a college or university outside the United States
  3. Three professional recommendations
  4. Personal statement
  5. Resume or CV

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

④ Participate in an interview with program faculty.

Admissions Contact 
Phone: (312) 942-5926



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