Graduate Degree Program Summary
Graduate degrees offered
- M.S.; Ph.D.
AreasAreas of Study
- Animal Science
- Biochemical and Molecular Nutrition
- Community Nutrition and Health Promotion
- Food Science
Application checklist and deadlines
Required by the Office of Graduate Studies
- Application for Graduate Admission
- $50 non-refundable application processing fee
- One set of transcripts, uploaded to MyRED (see transcript upload requirements)
- If your native language is not English: verification of English proficiency
- If you are not a US citizen and you expect to hold an F or J visa: financial resource information
See also: steps to admission.
Required by Interdepartmental Nutrition in GAMES
After you apply, allow one business day for us to establish your access to GAMES, where you'll complete these departmental requirements:
- Entrance exam(s): GRE
- Minimum English proficiency: Paper TOEFL 550, Internet TOEFL 79, IELTS 6.5
- Three recommendation letters
- Statement of goals
When sending GRE or TOEFL scores, UNL's institution code is 6877 and a department code is not needed.
Application Deadlines for Interdepartmental Nutrition
|For Financial Consideration||Fall: March 15 Spring: October 15|
|Otherwise||Rolling admissions, contact the department for more information.|
The department offers research-based degrees in several diverse areas of study: Animal Science, Biochemical and Molecular Nutrition, Community Nutrition and Health Promotion, Food Science, and Nutraceuticals.
Because of the diversity of degree programs offered through the Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences and the Nutrition Interdepartmental program, students are encouraged to refer to the Nutrition and Health Sciences website to learn more about areas of study and degree programs, admission requirements, and step-by-step instructions on how to apply.
Courses and MoreStudents in Interdepartmental Nutrition are most likely to take courses in:
- Nutrition and Health Sciences (NUTR)
- Hospitality, Restaurant and Tourism Management (HRTM)
- Human Sciences (HUMS)
- Animal Science (ASCI)
- Food Science and Technology (FDST)
Students will work with an advisor to create a Program of Studies or Memorandum of Courses during the first half of their coursework.
Faculty and research
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