MHS Applicants must fill out an application through the WCU Graduate School.



Application Procedures
WCU Graduate School Catalog

MHS Admission
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Application Deadlines

Semester                               Deadline*
Fall                                          March 1st    

Spring                                      October 15th

Summer                                   April 19th 

*NOTE: Only complete applications submitted by the deadline will be reviewed.    

Admission Criteria 

1. Cumulative grade point average (GPA) of "B" or higher (3.0 on a 4.0 scale) in all upper-level undergraduate coursework.

2. Satisfactory scores on the verbal, quantitative and analytical portions of the General Test of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
        Minimum scores are:
         Test Taken                Verbal    Quantitative    Analytical Writing
         Before Aug. 2011         400         400                     3.5
         After Aug. 2011            146         140                     3.5

Average scores for accepted applicants over the past three years:
uGPA 3.4; GRE: Verbal 153, Quantitative 145, Analytical Writing 3.62

3. Three letters of recommendation from instructors or employers who are able to judge aptitude for graduate study.

4. An Application Essay (Word)

5. Students wishing to apply for admission to the Dietetic Internship must complete a separate Dietetic Internship application and be selected for admission. Applicants admitted to the DI program will be automatically admitted to the MHS program Nutrition concentration. For details on the process, contact the Dietetic Internship (DI) Program.

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Cost & Financial Aid

Cost: Tuition and Fees are based on distance or residential status. 

Financial Aid: MHS students are eligible for educational loans and financial aid. For more information, click here

Additional funding sources for graduate students is available here.     

Visit the MHS Scholarships page for information on scholarships and grants.

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