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?
Yes, the $65 ACU application fee (outside of DICAS) can be paid by clicking here.
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.
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.