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Before you apply, please examine the prerequisites for each program of study.
- Online Application Form
- Personal Statement
- A $70 Application Fee
- Three letters of recommendation
- An official copy of all post-secondary academic transcripts (translated into English)
- Official scores of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
- Official score of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).
Admissions Timeline and Deadlines
The priority admissions application deadline for the Friedman School is January 15th for the Fall semester and October 15 for the Spring semester. Applications received after this deadline will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Eligibility for admission and scholarships will depend upon availability. International students are encouraged to apply before the priority deadline.
The application deadline for the Combined Master of Science/Dietetic Internship program is February 15th. For the Master of Arts in Humanitarian Assistance, the application deadline is February 28th.
Applicants will be notified of the admissions committees action on their application as soon as a decision has been made.
If you need to send materials to the Friedman School, please send to the following address:Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy Office of Admissions 150 Harrison Ave. Boston, MA 02111
Master of Science/Dietetic Internship
Applicants to our combined Master of Science/Dietetic Internship program need to apply via the matching process conducted by D&D Digital Systems. Read further instructions for admissions to this program.
Blended Degree Program - Master of Nutrition Science and Policy
Applicants to our online blended program, the Master of Nutrition Science and Policy have special instructions and deadlines. Read further instructions for admissions to this program.
Graduate Certificate Programs
You may download the application form (PDF) to register. There is no fee to apply. Students should submit the application, undergraduate official transcripts from each university attended, a resume/CV, and a personal statement. Visit our online certificate home page to learn more about these programs.
Interviews are not required, but are recommended.
After reviewing an applicant's file, the admissions committee will decide if a personal interview or telephone interview is warranted. If so, the applicant will be contacted to arrange a meeting time or to schedule a conference call.
Students may choose to study part-time while continuing their jobs. Enrollment in two courses or fewer constitutes part-time status. (Full-time is three or four courses.) International students must be enrolled as full-time students.