Admission Requirements

  • Emory UniversityBachelor's or Master's degree in Food and Nutrition or Dietetics from an ACEND approved didactic program in dietetics (DPD program)
  • Minimum cumulative GPA: 3.0; Minimum science GPA: 3.0
  • The following are considered when ranking applicants:
    • Academic ability  
    • Written communication skills
    • Experience (work and volunteer related to the field and/or experience that has contributed to the applicant’s personal growth and has involved a fair degree of responsibility or decision-making)
    • Sense of direction/commitment to a career in the field of nutrition and dietetics
    • Leadership ability
    • Interpersonal skills
    • Recommendations (as included in the application)
    • GRE scores are not required
    • Telephone interviews will be scheduled March 17 - 19, 2017.  Persons invited to interview will be notified no later than March 15, 2017.  Being selected or not selected to interview does not guarantee a candidate will or will not be ranked.
  • Persons matched through the application process must provide the following prior to being formally admitted to the program:
    • $830 deposit – due when accepting the match
    • Verification statement from an ACEND accredited DPD program
    • Official final transcript from an ACEND accredited DPD program
    • Negative drug screen results
    • Successful background check results
    • Final tuition payment in the amount of $7470 - due by August 1, prior to starting the program
  • The program complies with EEOC law regarding discrimination against protected classes of individuals or any individual.