Application Deadline

The Master of Science in Applied Nutrition has a priority deadline of December 1st.  Applications that are submitted before the deadlline will receive priority from the admission team.

After the priority deadline, the program will have rolling admissions until May 1st.

Program Begins



Unofficial transcripts from all post-secondary institutions should be uploaded with your electronic application and may be used for departmental admission review purposes. If offered admission, you will be directed and required to submit to the JMU Graduate School an official transcript from any institution from which a degree has been awarded to finalize your admission. Transcripts are considered official if they are sent to JMU directly from the issuing institution.

Required by Program
  • Prerequisites
  • Personal statement (750 words)- In your personal statement please reflect on the following questions:
    • Why do you want to enter the nutrition and dietetics profession?
    • What appeals to you most about our program?
    • How has your experience and/or education prepared you to succeed in this program
    • What are your career goals? How will studying here help you achieve those goals?
    • What other information would you like the selection committee to know about you?
  • Three letters of recommendation (letters can be from anyone in a position to be able to speak to the applicant's potential for success as a graduate student.
Online Application
International Applicants

International Graduate Information

Details regarding transcripts and credential evaluations from non-US academic institutions can be found on the Transcripts & Credential Evaluation webpage. 

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