In our dynamic healthcare environment, it is essential for health practitioners to develop skills for fostering improved health outcomes. The Master of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics program at Benedictine University provides a powerful foundation in nutrition and health risk assessment, motivation, intervention, and evaluation. This degree serves as a portal to careers in health promotion and risk reduction, medical nutrition therapeutic intervention, and community education.
Students become broadly educated in the core discipline of nutrition and dietetics. Learning at Benedictine University combines instructional expertise with individual initiative, creativity, research, and field experience so that the adult learner will find the educational experience a stepping stone to professional success.
Admission and Application Requirements
The admissions process for this degree program is conducted throughout the year. Students typically begin their courses for the program in the summer or fall as part of a cohort. The admission and application requirements for Benedictine University are as follows:
- Applications are expected to have a GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0-point scale.
- Letter of recommendation
- Letter of application/personal statement
- Official transcripts for all colleges/universities attended
- GRE scores are optional but welcomed: Target scores for the GRE are at the 30th percentile for each section. Without the GRE included, more weight will be on references on the letter of application.
The application schedule below is for interns who are applying to the Be Well Solutions Dietetic Internship MS/DI Pathway:
More information about admission and application requirements can be found here.