Application Checklist

  • Online Application
  • Résumé
  • Personal Statement
  • Three Letters of Recommendation
  • Academic Transcripts - Official transcripts (translated into English) for all undergraduate and graduate study are required. The applicant is to gather all transcripts in sealed envelopes from the registrar of the issuing institution and send those unopened transcripts to the Friedman School along with all other application materials as noted above. Alternately, transcripts may be mailed directly from the institution to the Friedman School Admissions Office. Photocopied transcripts, faxed transcripts, and student copies of transcripts are not acceptable.  Official transcripts in electronic form may be emailed directly to Friedman from other institutions.  Electronic transcripts should be sent to nutritionadmissions@tufts.edu.
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE) – Please use code 3913 when sending scores
  • International Students Only - In addition to admissions requirements, international students must demonstrate an adequate command of the English language. Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or International English Language Testing System (IELTS) scores or other evidence of English proficiency are required. A minimum TOEFL score of 100 on the internet based exam or minimum IELTS score of 6.5 is required. The TOEFL or IELTS requirements are waived if the applicant completed at least two years of post-secondary education conducted in English in a country where English is the first language.  The International Center will contact admitted international applicants regarding funds and visa paperwork a few months before the start date of school.
  • Application Fee - Pay a nonrefundable $70.00 (U.S.) application fee with a credit card through the online application system.
  • Online Application - Do not pay the $70 fee or provide supporting credentials through the online application system.
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE) - Please use code 3913 when sending scores
  • Dietetic Internship Centralized Application System (DICAS) - Submit personal statement, recommendations, and transcript through this application
  • Application Fee- Pay a nonrefundable $75.00 (U.S.) application by check made out to Frances Stern Nutrition Center.  Applicants should not pay an application feel when completing the online application.
  • International Students Only - In addition to admissions requirements, international students must demonstrate an adequate command of the English language. Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or International English Language Testing System (IELTS) scores or other evidence of English proficiency are required. A minimum TOEFL score of 100 on the internet based exam or minimum IELTS score of 6.5 is required. The TOEFL or IELTS requirements are waived if the applicant completed at least two years of post-secondary education conducted in English in a country where English is the first language.  The International Center will contact admitted international applicants regarding funds and visa paperwork a few months before the start date of school.
  • Letters of recommendation, transcripts,  personal statement and resume are submitted through the DICAS system
  • Online Application
  • Personal Statement- Please see below for required topics.
  • Academic Transcripts - Official transcripts (translated into English) for all undergraduate and graduate study are required. The applicant is to gather all transcripts in sealed envelopes from the registrar of the issuing institution and send those unopened transcripts to the Friedman School along with all other application materials as noted above. Alternately, transcripts may be mailed directly from the institution to the Friedman School Admissions Office. Photocopied transcripts, faxed transcripts, and student copies of transcripts are not acceptable.  Official transcripts in electronic form may be emailed directly to Friedman from other institutions.  Electronic transcripts should be sent to nutritionadmissions@tufts.edu.
  • International Students Only - In addition to admissions requirements, international students must demonstrate an adequate command of the English language. Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or International English Language Testing System (IELTS) scores or other evidence of English proficiency are required. A minimum TOEFL score of 100 on the internet based exam or minimum IELTS score of 6.5 is required. The TOEFL or IELTS requirements are waived if the applicant completed at least two years of post-secondary education conducted in English in a country where English is the first language. The International Center will contact admitted international applicants regarding funds and visa paperwork a few months before the start date of school.
  • Application Fee - Pay a nonrefundable $70.00 (U.S.) application fee with a credit card through the online application system.

Personal Statement topics for the Master of Arts in Humanitarian Assistance:
Please answer question 1 and either question 2 or 3:

1.  Please provide as statement describing your qualifications and the specific objectives of your professional career.  Identify how you see the Friedman School program helping you achieve these objectives.

2.  People learn from their failures as well as their successes.  Describe a professional incident where you feel you did not perform to the best of your ability.  What did you learn from the experience?

3.  Describe the elements of your personal, professional and/or academic background that have prepared you for your chosen career path.

  • Online Application Form
  • Academic Transcripts - Official transcripts (translated into English) of all undergraduate and graduate degrees are required. The applicant is to gather all transcripts in sealed envelopes from the registrar of the issuing institution and send those unopened transcripts to the Friedman School along with all other application materials as noted above. Alternately, transcripts may be mailed directly from the institution to the Friedman School Admissions Office. Photocopied transcripts, faxed transcripts, and student copies of transcripts may be submitted for the purpose of evaluating your application, but an official copy must follow.  Official electronic transcripts are accepted and may be emailed to nutritioncertificates@tufts.edu.
  • Personal Statement
  • Résumé
  • International Students Only - In addition to admissions requirements, international students must demonstrate an adequate command of the English language. Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or International English Language Testing System (IELTS) scores or other evidence of English proficiency are required. A minimum TOEFL score of 100 on the internet based exam or minimum IELTS score of 6.5 is required. The TOEFL or IELTS requirements are waived if the applicant completed at least two years of post-secondary education conducted in English in a country where English is the first language.

*GRE scores and letters of recommendation are not required for certificate programs.  Certificate applicants should not register recommenders when completing the application.

Any hard copy materials, including official transcripts, should be mailed to:

Office of Admissions
Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy Tufts University
150 Harrison Avenue
Boston, MA 02111

All materials related to an application for admission become the property of the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy upon receipt and will not be returned or released to the applicant either in original or photocopy

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