Human Nutrition Admission Requirements
Admission to the Master of Science degree in Human Nutrition requires the applicant to show adequate undergraduate preparation for graduate work in the chosen program and to have a satisfactory grade point average.
To apply for admission, applicants should submit:
1. The online Graduate School application with the non-refundable application fee.
2. Official transcript(s) from all institutions attended for undergraduate and graduate coursework. Transcripts must be sent directly to Winthrop's Graduate School office from the issuing institution(s). We cannot accept transcripts (even sealed, official transcripts) from individuals.
3. A combined score of 286 or higher (minimum of 146 on verbal and 140 on quantitative) on the General Test of the Graduate Record Examination is preferred.*
*On August 1, 2011, the GRE exam and scoring scale changed. If you took the GRE before August 1, 2011, the score scale of 200-800 was used. If you take the GRE after August 1, 2011, a score of 130-170 will be reported. Please review the GRE concordance tables online (pdf) to see how the new scores compare to the old.