Prerequisite Courses

The information below applies to the Summer 2023 admission cycle.

The following requirements are necessary for consideration for admission to the program:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university
  • Successful completion of an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics academic program
  • Based on a 4.0 scale, a cumulative GPA ≥ 2.85.

As admission to the MS/DI program is competitive, preference is given to applicants who have earned an overall GPA ≥3.0, math/science GPA ≥2.5, and those who have work or volunteer experience in a healthcare setting.

Admission Factors

  • Admission to the program is competitive and based on the following factors:
  • Academic achievement
  • Academic aptitude
  • Dietetics achievement
  • Math and science achievement
  • Personal and professional endorsement
  • Work and volunteer experience
  • Written communication