MS Public Health Nutrition Application Process

Applicants will be evaluated based on their communication skills, leadership, academic preparation and work experience. 


To be considered for a master's degree in public health nutrition, applicants must have completed the following courses prior to application submission:

  • General Chemistry and Lab
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Biology
  • Anatomy*
  • Physiology*
  • Statistics*
  • Biochemistry*

*These courses may be taken concurrently to the MS Public Health Nutrition coursework, but will not count toward the degree.

Application Materials

For a complete application, students must submit: 

  • A unofficial bachelor’s degree transcript (an official transcript is required prior to enrollment)
  • Resume or CV
  • Personal statement
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Application fee

Test scores

  • GRE or MCAT scores are optional
  • An English proficiency exam is required for international applicants


  Submit by Notified by
Spring Deadline December 20 January 3
Summer Deadline May 2 May 16
Fall International Deadline* May 1 June 1
Fall Final Deadline August 1 August 15

*Recommended for international students requiring a new visa.