Admission Information for the Department of Nutrition and Dietetics

Undergraduate Admissions

Admission information for Current Students

We value a diverse student body at the University of North Florida. Prospective nutrition students will apply for admission to the University. There is not a separate application to the nutrition program. General admission information can be found on the Freshman Student Admissions webpage.

Admission Information for Transfer Students

Prospective transfer students can contact a Brooks College of Health advisor for general information regarding the transfer of course credits. A formal transcript evaluation is completed after the student is accepted to UNF. Admission information for transfer students can be found on the Transfer Student Admissions webpage.

Admission Information for Post-Baccalaureate Students

Post-baccalaureate students should apply for undergraduate admission to seek a second bachelor’s degree in nutrition and dietetics. Prospective post-baccalaureate students can contact a Brooks College of Health advisor for general information regarding the transfer of course credits. A formal transcript evaluation is completed after the student is accepted to UNF. Additional information can be found on the Post-Baccalaureate Admissions webpage.

 

Graduate Programs and Admissions 

The Department offers an accelerated on-line Masters degree in nutrition and a Master of Science Nutrition & Dietetics Dietetic Internship (MS/DI). Applications for admission are handled by the UNF Graduate School. For application questions please contact them at (904) 620-1360 or graduatestudies@unf.edu.

First-time UNF Students

  1. To apply online or in writing visist the Apply Today webpage
  2. See the Graduate School’s website for the latest information on application submission fees; make checks payable to the “Graduate School.”  The Graduate School will not process your application without payment of the application fee.
  3. Have official transcripts from every college you attended sent to the Graduate School.
  4. Request that your official GRE scores are sent to UNF.  UNF’s institution code is 5490.
  5. There is no supplemental material needed for the Graduate School application.

Current or Former UNF Students

  1. You will need to fill out a full application and pay the application fee found on the Apply Today webpage.
  2. If you have attended any other colleges since you last attended UNF, you will need to supply official copies of those transcripts to the Graduate School.
  3. Requirements for the GRE remain the same for all students. Request that your official GRE scores are sent to UNF.  UNF’s institution code is 5490.
  4. There is no supplemental material needed for the Graduate School application.

In addition to satisfying general University criteria for admission into a graduate program, students wishing to enter the degree program leading to the Master of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics degree must present GRE scores (1000 minimum total on verbal and quantitative sections) or a grade point average of 3.0 or higher in all work completed as an upper-division student (normally 60 semester hours taken during the last two years of undergraduate study). GRE scores are mandatory and must be received prior to being fully admitted into the graduate program. Students who do not meet these requirements must submit three letters of recommendation in order to be considered for a trial program.

 

In addition, students must have an undergraduate degree in nutrition from a regionally and CADE accredited school/program.  Students who do not have an undergraduate degree in nutrition, can apply to UNF’s undergraduate Nutrition program (Bachelor of Science) to complete necessary prerequisites.


For information on the Master's of Science Thesis and Non-Thesis accelerated distance learning programs for persons with a baccalaureate degree from a U.S. regionally accredited institution and ACEND/CADE accredited program with a major course of study in Food and Nutrition, Human Nutrition, or Food Management, please see here. 

Other Programs 

For more information about the UNF Individualized Supervised Practice Pathway Program, please see here