- Adult-Gerontological NP
- Advanced Public Health Nurse
- Accelerated BSN
- BSN On-campus
- Doctor of Nursing Practice
- Family Nurse Practitioner
- Nurse Anesthesia
- Nurse Educator
- PhD in Nursing
- Psychiatric and Mental Health
- RN to BSN
- Nutrition and Dietetics
- Community Nutrition
- MS in Nutrition
- Social Work
- MSW Distance Concentration
- MSW On Campus Concentration
- MSW Distance Foundation
Admission and Application
The full or part time Master of Science degree is designed for individuals with a bachelor’s degree in nutrition or related field who are unable to attend traditional, on campus classes.
- Completion of a bachelor’s or higher degree in nutrition, dietetics or closely related field from a regionally accredited college/university. Students must have a grade of “C” or better in undergraduate courses in advanced nutrition, physiology, and biochemistry. Recency of courses will be evaluated.
- A cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of at least 3.0 for all undergraduate work and a GPA of at least a 3.0 for the junior and senior years of undergraduate work (based on A=4.0).
- A graduate or undergraduate course in statistics within the last five years.
- A minimum TOEFL Score of 550 on the paper-based test, 213 on the computer-based test, or, for the Internet-based TOEFL, a composite score of 76. Applicants may also meet language requirements by presenting IETLS scores of 6.5.
- Students who have received a bachelor’s degree or higher from the United States or English-speaking Canada are not required to submit the TOEFL.
- Meet minimum requirements for admission set by the UND Graduate School.
- Carefully review the UND School of Graduate Studies website (graduateschool.UND.edu) for complete details.
- Create a MyGradSpace account to complete the online application form. You will be prompted for additional requirements as necessary, including a non-refundable application fee, letters of recommendations, and a statement of goals and objectives.
- Submit your official transcripts form all previously attended colleges and universities (including UND).
Tuition and Financial Aid
Regardless of your residency status, you will be charged the in-state, resident tuition rate for this distance program. Additional course and/or program fees may apply. For current tuition information, please visit our website.
Financial Aid & Tuition Assistance
As a degree seeking-student taking semester-based online courses, you may qualify for financial aid. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is the only application UND requires to determine your eligibility for financial aid. UND also accepts employer, military, and veteran tuition assistance.
Admission is competitive. You may begin the Master in Science in Nutrition Track in Nutrition Education and Counseling every semester: fall, spring, or summer. You must submit your application and all required documents by April 1st for fall admission or by December 1st for spring admission.
For Further Information Contact:
Desiree Tande, PhD, RD, LRD
Associate Professor and Program Director
400 Oxford Street, STOP 8237
Northern Plains Center for Behavioral Research, Suite 340
Grand Forks, ND 58202-8237