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How to Apply

A maximum of 24 students will be admitted into the program each year. 

Each student’s prior academic background is evaluated by the University of Wisconsin – Green Bay program Chair. Students who show exceptional promise but lack the minimal prerequisites may be admitted provisionally. Applicants are not required to take the GRE for admission.

Minimum Admission to the Master of Science in Nutrition and Integrated Health program requires:

  • A baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution
  • A minimum of a 3.0 grade point average (GPA) based on a 4.0 scale.
  • Prerequisite coursework with a grade of C or better in:
    • Biology with a lab
    • General Chemistry I with a lab
    • General Chemistry II with a lab
    • Organic Chemistry or Bio-Organic Chemistry with a lab
    • Biochemistry or Nutritional Biochemistry*
    • Human Anatomy and Physiology with a lab
    • General or Introductory Psychology 
    • Human Nutrition*
    • Introductory Statistics 
    • Microbiology with a lab
    • Genetics/Human Genetics*
    • Food Science/Food Chemistry with a lab*
         *Upon admission into the master’s program, up to two of these courses may be taken in the first year.
 

Required Application Material 

  1. UW System application form (apply.wisconsin.edu)
  2. $56.00 application fee
  3. Official Transcripts from all postsecondary institutions of higher learning from which 9 or more credits have been attempted are required. If you attended less than 9 credits you do not have to send an official transcript unless the courses completed were pre-requisites for the program. Study abroad transcripts are not required if a student attended an international University for one or fewer semesters. NOTE: If you attended UW-Green Bay you do not have to send UW-Green Bay transcripts.
    1. Electronic transcripts can be sent to: uwgb@uwgb.edu 
    2. Hard copy transcripts can be mailed to: 
      UW-Green Bay Admissions 
      2420 Nicolet Drive
      Green Bay, WI 54311
  4. Two letters of evaluation or recommendation letter with at least one letter from an academic reference. Please have each person who is submitting a recommendation on your behalf complete this Evaluation form. Each completed evaluation form must come directly from the reference and be sent directly to the Office of Graduate Studies email, gradstu@uwgb.edu 
  5. Resume/CV: please include all work and volunteer experiences. Your resume/CV may be uploaded as part of your application or can be emailed to gradstu@uwgb.edu 
  6. Personal Statement: (maximum of 1000 words).  Please describe your professional goals, interest in the nutrition field and interest in pursuing a graduate degree. There is space for your statement on your application or it can be emailed to gradstu@uwgb.edu  
International students will also need to provide the following documentation:
  • A test of English proficiency (TOEFL or IELTS)
  • Course-by-course transcript evaluation from a professional evaluation service currently recognized by NACES (www.naces.org). 
  •  UW-Green Bay recommends one of the following evaluation services:
Steps to Apply:
 
  1. Complete the UWGB online Graduate Application form and pay the $56 application fee
  2. Send Official transcripts to the UWGB Admissions office
  3. Submit two letters of evaluation or recommendation letters
  4. Submit a personal statement (if not included with your application)
  5. Submit a resume or CV (if not included with your application)