We’re very glad you’re considering UT Southwestern’s Master of Clinical Nutrition–Registered Dietitian/Licensed Health Professional Track. It’s a comprehensive learning experience that will help you advance in one of health care’s most rewarding careers, and we invite you to apply.
Beginning the Application Process
The first step in applying is to complete an online application by June 1 before classes start in September, or by October 1 before classes start in January.
When you submit your application, please mail us:
- Three letters of recommendation from instructors, employers, undergraduate advisors, volunteer supervisors, academic/research mentors and other people who know you and your abilities.
- Original transcripts from all of the colleges you’ve attended.
- Your GRE scores. (Scores are acceptable within five years of taking the exam.) Our GRE school code is 6686.
- TOEFL scores if you’re an international student.
There are two application deadlines: June 1 if you want to begin classes in September, and October 1 if you want to begin in January. We encourage you to apply early if all of your materials are ready. We’re not able to review applications that arrive late or incomplete, so be sure to apply on time. Our Admissions Committee reviews applications after we receive them. You can call us at 214-648-1520 to find out where we are in the process.
After reviewing applications, the Admissions Committee selects the group of candidates to be interviewed. If you’re selected, we’ll contact you to arrange a convenient interview time.
After the interviews, our Admissions Committee will make its final decision and let you know in July or November.
As You Apply
As you prepare your application, your goal is to demonstrate an unshakable work ethic and the life, work and academic experience to handle a demanding curriculum. The Admissions Committee takes a broad range of factors into consideration as we select candidates, including:
- Quality and quantity of academic preparation (We consider two grade point averages to be very important: a minimum overall GPA of 3.0 and a grade of C or better on all prerequisite course work.)
- Successful completion of all prerequisite course work
- Superior interpersonal skills
- Enthusiastic letters of reference
- A mature, insightful essay.
We welcome applications regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, veteran status, or disability. Our commitment to equal opportunity includes nondiscrimination on the basis of sexual orientation.