Master Requirements for Nutrition & Integrative Physiology
Department of Nutrition & Integrative Physiology
Address: 250 S. 1850 E., RM 214, Salt Lake City, UT 84112
Minimum Master Requirements: 40-63
The application deadline for fall matriculation is February 15th. Programs begin fall semester. Individuals who desire the Registered Dietitian (RD) credential should apply for the Nutrition & Integrative Physiology MS - Nutrition emphasis.
Complete your application using Apply Yourself (AY).
The following optional items listed in AY are required:
- Curriculum Vitae-Resume
- Statement of Purpose
- Request for Financial Support
- TSE (Test of Spoken English) for those whose native language is not English
- Recommendation letters (3): Use Recommendation Form 2 in AY*
- Graduate Record Exam (GRE) (School code: 4853 Department code: 0214)
Statement of Purpose
A 500 word statement describing your motivation for seeking a master’s degree in Nutrition & Integrative Physiology MS including details about relevant experience, any autobiographical information pertinent to past growth or future potential and a statement of why a master’s degree will help you achieve your professional goals should be included.
The following option items are not required:
- Writing sample
- Designation of Faculty Member
The selection committee meets in March. You can expect to be notified of acceptance/non-acceptance by mid-April.
*If recommenders are sending recommendations directly to our department; please use recommendation letter form 2 in AY. Recommendation letters can be submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Coordinated Masters program (CMP) - Nutrition Emphasis
The Coordinated Master’s Program (CMP) prepares entry level dietitians who practice in clinical and community nutrition programs to advance the science and practice of dietetics.
Graduates of this program, which is accredited by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics, have an exceptionally high pass rate on the national exam for registered dietitians.
The program takes two years to complete and offers concentrations in:
- nutrition, education, and research;
- sports nutrition
Integrative Physiology Emphasis Requirements
This would be for the full-time student. The program would offer flexibility to those who could not take a full load each semester; allowing up to four years to complete the program as the amsimum time allowed by the University of Utah Graduate School.