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Nutrition Admission Requirements

Candidates seeking admission to Lasell University's Nutrition for Human Performance graduate degree program must hold a bachelor's degree from a BS in Exercise Science, 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 (8 credits)
  • 1 course in Exercise Physiology with lab (4 credits)
  • 1 course in Chemistry with lab (4 credits)
  • 1 course in Nutrition (3 credits)
  • 1 course in Statistics (3 credits)

GRE/GMAT scores are not required for admission.  The TOEFL may be waived for international applicants who have earned 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. A one page personal statement describing your goals, strengths and potential for achievement in graduate school
  5. Minimum GPA of 2.75
  6. Anatomy & Physiology I & II (8 credits), Exercise Physiology with lab (4 credits), Chemistry with lab (4 credits), Nutrition (3 credits) and Statistics (3 credits)
  7. Resume

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

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

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