What bachelor’s degree is required for admission to the Benedictine University Master of Science in Nutrition and Wellness program?
Applicants must have a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited university and a cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 point scale.
What are the nutrition and science course prerequisites for the program (with a grade of C or better)?
- Physiology (requires principles of biology as a prerequisite). A single combined anatomy and physiology course will count towards this requirement.
- Basic nutrition at the 200 level or greater
- A basic course in research principles is recommended
Is there a GRE exemption policy?
A GRE score is not required for the program. Applicants may submit a GRE score as part of their application if desired. References and Letter of Intent will receive more weight in application process without a GRE score.
What is the time commitment for the online MS in Nutrition and Wellness courses?
In general, plan on spending about 15 to 20 hours a week on your coursework.
How long does it take to complete the MSNW program?
Students can complete the program in about two-and-a-half years.
Will I need to visit the main campus?
You will do all the required MSNW online education coursework via the Internet. Some students may elect to participate in an internship, which will be arranged in consultation with your advisor at a facility that is convenient to your location.
What kind of support does Benedictine University offer its students?
Technical support for the online program is available 24/7.