All applicants must first apply and be admitted to the university. This admittance, however, does not assure acceptance to the Nutrition and Dietetics Program.
Applications for the university must be completed on-line.
During the spring semester of the sophomore year, students must apply for admission to the Nutrition and Dietetics program. The application must be received by March 1st for priority consideration by the admissions committee. Additional applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until cohort is full.
Applications are available online. Please see link below for the 2023 - 2025 Cohort Application.
Requirements for consideration of an applicant are as follows:
- Acceptance to ETSU
- College transcripts
- Completed Nutrition and Dietetics application form
- Personal interviews with members of the Nutrition and Dietetics Admissions Committee (if application is considered for an interview).
The program must receive all information by March 1st.
All applications are received online. Upon receipt of this information, the Admissions Chair will review all aspects of the applicant's record to determine if the applicant will be considered for an interview.
Entry into the B.S. program for Nutrition and Dietetics and its Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD) requires completion of the following courses with a minimum grade of C or better in each course within the first two attempts:
- MATH 1530 Probability and Statistics
NTFD 2420 Principles of Nutrition Science
CHEM 1110/11 General Chemistry I/Lab
CHEM 1120/21 General Chemistry II/Lab
HSCI 2010/11 Anatomy and Physiology I/Lab
HSCI 2020/21 Anatomy and Physiology II/Lab
- One cohort group is admitted each year for the fall semester.
- Students are required to attend four consecutive semesters to complete the Nutrition and Dietetics curriculum.
- Admission is determined by the Nutrition and Dietetics Admissions Committee.
- Each applicant is evaluated on the basis of academic preparation and record.