WKU Information for:
First apply to WKU, then apply to Nutrition & Dietetics
Nutrition & Dietetics Specific Links:
- Nutrition and Dietetics
- Admission Requirements
- Admission Application for Nutrition & Dietetics
- Dietetic Internship
- Learning Outcomes
- Nutrition & Dietetics Student Handbook
- Nutrition & Dietetics Faculty
- Hotel, Restaurant, and Tourism Management
For admission into the dietetics program at Western Kentucky University, students must be admitted to Western Kentucky University as a degree-seeking student and must have a minimum G.P.A. of 3.0 on at least 30 college credit hours.
The 30 credit hours must include: anatomy and physiology (BIOL 131), college algebra (MATH 116), and chemistry (CHEM 105), with a minimum grade of "C" for these pre-admission courses. the 30 credit hours must also include HMD 211 with a minimum grade fo "B."
A composite ACT of 20 or SAT (critical reading + math) of 950 is also needed for program admission.
For students admitted to WKU (degree seeking) prior to Fall 2009 and able to complete requirements within 7 years of original admission to WKU, admission requirements include: admission to Western Kentucky University and a minimum G.P.A. of 2.7 on at least 24 credit hours. Specific courses, including human nutrition (HMD111), food science (CFS 151) and chemistry (CHEM 105), should be a part of these 24 credit hours.