Entrance to the Program

Admission Process

To apply for admission, the applicant must have a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university and coursework in biochemistry, anatomy and physiology, and nutrition.  Students are selected based on academic performance, relevant work experience, letters of recommendation, and civic and/or college activities.

Application Procedures:
  • Applying online to the Graduate College and pay the application fee online.
  • Submission of one official transcripts from each college/university attended  (minimum 3.0 GPA)
  • Completion of the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) General Test
  • The Master’s of Food and Nutrition application
  • Three letters of recommendation must be sent directed to Dr. Anderson, Graduate Studies Coordinator.
  • A resume and personal statement describing your background and professional goals should be sent to Dr. Anderson
  • Non-native speakers of English must have a minimum 80 TOEFL IBT, 77 MELAB, or 7.0 IELTS score.

Application deadlines:  To be considered for a graduate assistantship, applicants to the on-campus MFN program must submit all application materials by March 1st.  For Fall admission to the MFN degree program (on-campus without a graduate assistantship or distance program), the deadline is July 15th to submit all application materials.

To apply for admission, the applicant must have a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university and coursework in biochemistry, anatomy and physiology. Students are selected based on academic performance, relevant work experience, letters of recommendation, civic and/or college activities, and a letter of application.

Applicants must first apply for admission through BGSU's Graduate College by:

Second, to gain admission into the Masters of Food and Nutrition in the School of Family and Consumer Sciences, the MFN application and three letters of recommendation must be sent directly to:

Graduate Studies Coordinator
Bowling Green State University
126 Health & Human Services
Bowling Green, OH 43403