Nutrition Admission Requirements

Candidates seeking admission to Lasell College's Nutrition for Health and Human Performance graduate degree program must hold a bachelor's degree from a BS in Exercise Sceince, Exercise Physiology, Athletic Training, Kinesiology, Health and Human Performance, or equivalent degree program OR a Bachelor's degree in any field with the following course work passed with a "C" grade or better:

  • 2 courses in Anatomy & Physiology
  • 1 course in Exercise Physiology (including lab) -or- 1 course in Chemistry (including lab)
  • 1 course in Nutrition
  • 1 course in Statistics

GRE/GMAT scores are not required for admission.  The TOEFL may be waived for students whose native language is English or students who have successfully completed a bachelor's degree at an accredited college/university in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand or Canada. All other applicants must submit a TOEFL/IELTS score.


Admission Requirements Checklist:

  1. Online application
  2. Official transcripts of all college-level coursework *
  3. B.A./B.S. in health related field from an accredited institution
  4. Two professional letters of recommendation from either faculty or employers
  5. A one page personal statement describing your goals, strengths and potential for achievement in graduate school
  6. Minimum GPA of 2.75
  7. Anatomy & Physiology (8 credits), Kinesiology (3-4 credits) and Statistics (3 credits)
  8. Resume

A cumulative grade point average of 3.0 is recommended for recent college graduates withfewer than 3 years of professional work experience.*

Materials should be addressed to:
The Office of Graduate Enrollment
Lasell College
1844 Commonwealth Ave.
Newton, MA 02466