For all prospective Nutrition & Metabolism graduate students:

  • We can accept GRE, MCAT or DATs. Use code 3087
  • Pre-requisites: basic pre-med requirements (1 year of biology and chemistry, at least one semester of organic chemistry), some advanced coursework in biochemistry, cell and molecular biology, physiology and/or genetics is a plus. No specific coursework in nutrition is required. There is no specific major that we require.
  • Research Experience is beneficial to your application; please describe in some detail if possible.
  • No specific GPA requirement, but the most competitive applicants present at least B’s or better in advanced (junior/senior level) courses.

You will find answers to some of your basic questions about admission to the program by visiting the Frequently Asked Questions page. More general information for prospective students can be found at the Division of Graduate Medical Sciences.

For information about the Program, you may contact one of the Program Directors, Dr. Susan K. Fried at or Dr. Lynn L. Moore at

Master’s Applications: Apply via GMS Portal

We are currently reviewing Master’s applications for the Spring 2016 semester. Although we offer rolling admissions, we strongly recommend that you submit your application and supporting materials by the following deadlines:

  • For Spring 2016 Enrollment – Apply by Nov. 15, 2015
  • For Fall 2016 Enrollment – Apply by January 30, 2016 for best chance of scholarship, rolling admissions after that date.

A small number of scholarships are available for Master’s candidates who are accepted. If you wish to be considered for a scholarship, we encourage you to apply as early as possible.

PhD Applications: