Future Graduate Students

Considering graduate study in Nutrition, Dietetics or Food Sciences? Candidates for graduate study in the Department of Nutrition, Dietetics and Food Sciences need a background in chemistry, biochemistry, physics, mathematics, statistics, bacteriology and physiology. Prior coursework in food science or nutrition is desirable.
For admission requirements to the graduate program in Nutrition, Dietetics or Food Sciences at Utah State University, visit the School of Graduate Studies.
  1. Students must attain Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores at the 40th percentile minimum on the Verbal, Quantitative, and Analytical Writing tests.
  2. Before acceptance into a PhD program, a student must have obtained an MS degree or have a manuscript reporting original research accepted for publication in a refereed journal.
  3. Before acceptance into the Department of Nutrition, Dietetics, and Food Sciences, potential MS and PhD graduate students must be accepted by a faculty member who is willing to add them to his or her research team.

Once your graduate application is complete, the School of Graduate studies will notify the department that your documents are ready for review.