- 1.BS in Nutrition or a Related Field of Study: If the applicant has a BS in any health science background other than Nutrition, he/ she will have to complete 9-12 credits of undergraduate nutrition courses and earn a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0/4.0 in these courses.
- 2.Cumulative GPA: A GPA of 3.0/4.0 is required, but GPA 2.7-2.99 will be conditionally accepted pending completion of 9-12 credits of courses in the areas of identified deficiencies and earning a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0/4.0 in these courses.
- 3.English Communication Skills: Applicants from institutions where English is not the language of instruction will be required to sit for either the NDU English Entrance Test or TOEFL.
- 4.Interview: Applicants whose undergraduate degree is not from NDU may be asked for an interview by the Faculty.
Candidates may pursue either a thesis (MS with research) or a non-thesis (Applied MS with considerable course work) program of study. Candidates can do research in the areas of nutrition and psychology, biochemistry, clinical nutrition, sports nutrition, or public health nutrition.