Admission Requirements

Admission into the Master of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics Program requires a cumulative GPA of 3.0, although conditional admission is an option in some cases. Admissions will also be based upon the program application forms, which includes a personal statement, official transcripts, and letters of recommendation.

4+1 students

  • Apply to and accepted in program during junior year
  • Completion of all prerequisites by start of program
    • Completion of FCS core classes in Nutrition and Dietetics BS program
    • FCS 102, 103, FCS 171, FCS 202, FCS 204, FCS 271, FCS 305, FCS 311, FCS 341, FCS 410
    • Completion of all required supporting courses in Nutrition and Dietetics BS program

2-year MS students

  • Must have a bachelor’s degree
  • Prerequisites. (Must be completed prior to admission OR with conditional admission where students must complete coursework at Bradley prior to starting program):
    • Anatomy and Physiology (minimum of 6 hours)
    • Advanced metabolism (must include both macro and micronutrients)
    • Servsafe certification (or equivalent)
    • Medical terminology (or ability to pass exam prior to admission)

Admission to the program is contingent upon admission into the Graduate and International Admissions. Admissions criteria for Graduate Education can be viewed on Bradley University’s Graduate Catalog.