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                               Application Deadline
Fall                                          Priority Admission  Deadline March 1st    
Admission Deadline April 19th

Spring                                      October 15th

Summer                                   April 19th 

NOTE: Application materials must be submitted by the deadline even if recommendations or GRE scores are still pending. 

Applications submitted after the deadline will not be reviewed. However, applicants may contact the Graduate School by Email and request to have their application moved to the next available semester, with no additional cost.   

Admission Criteria 

1. Cumulative grade point average 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

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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