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Please examine the prerequisites for each program of study before you apply.

Application Checklist

  • Online Application
  • Personal Statement
  • A $70 Application Fee
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • An official copy of all post-secondary academic transcripts (translated into English)
  • Official scores of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
  • Official score of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).

 

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*Note: GRE is not required for the The Master of Arts in Humanitarian Assistance

Admissions Timeline and Deadlines

Program Degree Spring 2015-Priority Deadline Fall 2015-Priority Deadline
Agriculture, Food, and Environment MS October 15, 2014 January 15, 2015
  PhD N/A January 15, 2015
Food Policy and Apllied Nutrition MS October 15, 2014 January 15, 2015
  PhD N/A January 15, 2015
Nutrition Communication and Behavior Change MS October 15, 2014 January 15, 2015
Biochemical and Molecular Nutrition MS N/A January 15, 2015
  PhD N/A January 15, 2015
Nutritional Epidemiology MS N/A January 15, 2015
  PhD N/A January 15, 2015
Combined Master of Science/Dietetic Internship MS N/A February 15, 2015
Master of Arts in Humanitarian Assistance MA N/A February 28, 2015
Master of Nutrition Science and Policy MNSP November 15, 2014 April 15, 2015
Graduate Certificate Programs Certificate December 15, 2014 July 15, 2015

Applications will be accepted after the priority deadlines on a space available basis.

If you need to send materials to the Friedman School, please send to the following address:

Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy
Office of Admissions
150 Harrison Ave. Boston, MA 02111

Master of Science/Dietetic Internship

Applicants to our combined Master of Science/Dietetic Internship program need to apply via the matching process conducted by D&D Digital Systems. Read further instructions for admissions to this program.

Blended Degree Program - Master of Nutrition Science and Policy

Applicants to our online blended program, the Master of Nutrition Science and Policy have special instructions and deadlines. Read further instructions for admissions to this program.

Graduate Certificate Programs

The online application process will start soon for the 2015-16 academic year. There is no fee to apply. Students should submit the application (soon available online), undergraduate official transcripts from each university attended, a resume/CV,  a personal statement, and if required TOEFL/IELTS results. Visit our online certificate home page to learn more about these programs.

 

Interviews

Interviews are required only for finalists for admission into the doctoral program.  However, students interested in applying to any of the Friedman School’s programs are encouraged to visit the school and schedule informational meetings with admissions staff and faculty.  Arrangements may be made by contacting nutritionadmissions@tufts.edu.

Part-time Status

Students may choose to study part-time while continuing their jobs. Enrollment in two courses or fewer constitutes part-time status. (Full-time is three or four courses.) International students must be enrolled as full-time students.