As you prepare your application for the ACU Master of Science in Nutrition program, you may have questions very similar to those of other applicants. Below are the answers to a list of commonly asked questions.
FOR STUDENTS SEEKING THE COMBINED MS IN NUTRITION/DIETETIC INTERNSHIP:
When is the application deadline for the upcoming cohort?
Students can apply through the Dietetic Internship Centralized Application Service (DICAS). The deadline is February 15th.
I did not major in Nutrition as an undergraduate student. Can I apply?
No, only students who completed a Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD) as an undergraduate student can apply (click here to learn more about the ACU DPD program).
Do I need to submit documents to ACU in addition to DICAS?
No, all application materials will be reviewed through the DICAS portal.
Is there an ACU application fee?
No, there is not an ACU application fee (outside of DICAS).
How many students are accepted each year?
Rotations are available in Abilene and in the Fort Worth/Dallas metroplex. Up to 15 interns may be taken for these sites combined. Rotations are also approved in other areas besides Abilene and the metroplex.
What is the minimum GPA required to apply?
Students must have a 3.0 overall GPA to apply.
Is the GRE required for admission?
The GRE is not required for admission.
Can I transfer to ACU’s MS in Nutrition from another program?
Yes, students may transfer credits pending faculty approval.