You do not need a degree in nutrition. Coursework in general biology, nutrition, chemistry (both inorganic, organic and biochemistry) and physiology is recommended.
You can take some of the prerequisite courses as a graduate student.
For domestic students, we accept applications year-round on a rolling basis. If you’d like to be considered for a graduate assistantship, apply by March 15.
International admissions deadlines are:
Most students go on to further studies, such as doctoral programs, medical school and other advanced health care professions. Some are employed as nutrition professionals in health care, or use their degrees for advancement in their present occupations. Read our graduates’ profiles to learn more about how they’re putting their degrees to use.