Logan University Symposium 2023, April 13-16, 2023

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Admission Requirements

Deadlines for applications and all admission requirements:
Spring: Must be postmarked by December 1st
Fall: Must be postmarked by August 1st

The maximum class size for the MSAND program is 15 for each entrance (Fall, and Spring). All applicants who submit the requisite application materials and meet the admission criteria will be reviewed by the Selection Committee. The candidates chosen by the Selection Committee with the highest scores on a point based entrance rubric will be required to participate in a virtual interview via a video conferencing platform.

Admissions Requirements

An applicant must have:

  • Earned a baccalaureate degree or higher from an accredited college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education (USDE) or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). If the baccalaureate degree was earned at an unaccredited institution, an accredited post-baccalaureate degree is an acceptable alternative.
  • Requested that an official transcript be sent directly to Logan University from the institution awarding the qualifying entrance degree. If the applicant attended multiple institutions, an official transcript must be sent from each institution directly to Logan.
  • Earned a minimum cumulative grade point average of a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale in his or her qualifying bachelor’s degree.
  • An applicant with qualifying post-undergraduate coursework may have those courses and cumulative GPA re-evaluated by the Admissions Committee.
  • Completion of a personal statement (up to 750 words) to include:
    • Why Logan?
    • Any experience in the nutrition field?
    • Why do you want to become an RD?
    • Short term and long term goals
  • Two letters of recommendation: One letter of recommendation from a current or former employer, and one letter of recommendation from a current or former instructor.
  • MS-AND application that can be found on the Logan website
  • Resume or CV
  • ServSafe Exam

* An international student seeking admission to Logan must provide the following documentation in addition to other admissions requirements:

  • Proficiency in English. Students who have not earned the equivalent of a baccalaureate degree taught in English are required to submit a Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score. TOEFL scores of 500 or higher on paper- based exams or 79 on the iBT Test are acceptable. A breakdown of the sub-scores for the iBT Test can be found in the Academic Catalog (p. 20).


  • Completed the pre-requisite coursework listed below from an accredited institution with grades of C (2.5 on a 4.0 scale) or higher in each course.
  • Prerequisites must be completed by the end of the preceding summer semester for a fall entrance, and by the end of the preceding fall for a spring entrance.

Prerequisite Courses

  • Anatomy and Physiology I (3 credit hours)*
  • Anatomy and Physiology II (3 credit hours)*
  • General Chemistry (3 credit hours)
  • Organic Chemistry (3 credit hours)
  • Biochemistry (3 credit hours)
  • Microbiology (3 credit hours)
  • Human Nutrition or equivalent (3 credit hours)

*Students can also take one Anatomy course (3 credit hours) and one Physiology course (3 credit hours).