About the Program
Applying for Graduate Admission
Thank you for considering UC Berkeley for graduate study! UC Berkeley offers more than 120 graduate programs representing the breadth and depth of interdisciplinary scholarship. A complete list of graduate academic departments, degrees offered, and application deadlines can be found on the Graduate Division website.
Prospective students must submit an online application to be considered for admission, in addition to any supplemental materials specific to the program for which they are applying. The online application can be found on the Graduate Division website.
The minimum graduate admission requirements are:
A bachelor’s degree or recognized equivalent from an accredited institution;
A satisfactory scholastic average, usually a minimum grade-point average (GPA) of 3.0 (B) on a 4.0 scale; and
Enough undergraduate training to do graduate work in your chosen field.
For a list of requirements to complete your graduate application, please see the Graduate Division’s Admissions Requirements page. It is also important to check with the program or department of interest, as they may have additional requirements specific to their program of study and degree. Department contact information can be found here.
Where to apply?
Visit the Berkeley Graduate Division application page.
Master's Degree Requirements (MNSD)
|Coursework and Capstone Project (40 required units)|
|NUSCTX 201||Metabolic Regulation||2|
|NUSCTX 210||Research Methods & Analysis in Nutritional Science||4|
|NUSCTX 235||Food Systems Management||4|
|NUSCTX 245||Counseling in Nutritional Sciences||2|
|NUSCTX 261||Nutrition Care Process and the Lifespan||4|
|NUSCTX 262||Medical Nutrition Therapy||4|
|NUSCTX 266||Nutrition in the Community||3|
|NUSCTX 294||Dietetics Professional Practice||2|
|NUSCTX 295||Capstone Project in Nutritional Sciences||11|
|NUSCTX 298||Directed Group Studies||1-4|
|Internship, Supervised Practice (26 required units)|
|NUSCTX 400||Supervised Practice in Dietetics (approximately: 4-5 weeks of community nutrition, 2 weeks of campus community nutrition, 4-5 weeks of outpatient nutritional care, 6-7 weeks of institutional foodservice management, 16-17 weeks of clinical nutrition)||2-12|
Graduates will apply their knowledge and skills through employment in nutrition and dietetics or health related fields and will have a personal commitment to a high standard of professional behavior.
Professional Development Activities
Nutritional Sciences & Dietetics
119 Morgan Hall