Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements

Academic Requirements

Domestic Applicants: Complete a minimum of 30 credits and a 3.00 CGPA in required courses 
International Applicants: Complete a minimum of 30 credits and a 3.00 CGPA in required courses

English Language Requirement

  • ENGL 1123, 1127, or 1128

Additional Requirements

  • Resumé 
  • Letter of intent 
  • Valid Food Safe Level 1 or equivalent
  • Required courses (see important notes):
    All of
    BIOL 1115
    BIOL 1190
    BIOL 1215
    CHEM 1120
    CHEM 1220
    NUTR 2112
    NUTR 2212
    STAT 1181

    One of
    MATH 1153 & 1253
    MATH 1171
    MATH 1173 & 1183
    MATH 1174
    MATH 1175

Important Notes

  1. All courses used toward program requirements (including courses used to satisfy admission requirements) must be completed within a total of four calendar years regardless of when a student has entered the program.
  2. Prospective students with admission requirements completed more than two calendar years prior to program entry will be referred to the department for advising.

Applicant Notes

  1. Resumé must indicate a minimum of six months of experience in a food service or nutrition-related field, paid or volunteer.
  2. The letter of intent needs to be a maximum two pages that explains why the applicant wishes to be considered for the program.
  3. Admission to a program does not guarantee registration into required courses.

Application Deadline

All required documents must be submitted by:

  • Fall semester: May 31
  • Spring semester: October 31
  • Summer semester: February 28

Late applications will be accepted if space is available.

Please refer to the program application dates on the Application Information page.