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Admission Requirements

Students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree, have completed the program prerequisites, and are interested in an MS in Nutritional Sciences can apply for admission to Delaware State University’s Graduate School. The MS degree program is designed for students to complete all degree requirements within calendar two years. Students who have not completed all prerequisite courses prior to admission will be required to complete selected undergraduate coursework to fulfill these before the start of the MS in Nutritional Sciences program.

Requirements for Acceptance 

  • An overall GPA of 2.8.
  • A minimum grade of “B” in prerequisite nutrition and food science courses.
  • A minimum average GPA of 2.5 in support science courses with no grade below a C.
  • Evidence of leadership, professionalism, and motivation needed to complete the rigors of graduate school.
  • Two letters of recommendation 
  • Official transcripts of previously attended colleges and universities

The Basis for Graduate Student Selection

  • Academic achievement
  • Written and oral expression of interest in the field of nutrition/dietetics [personal statement, resume, and interview]
  • References
  • Research experience
  • Professional/Work Experience 
  • Demonstrated Leadership