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Nutrition and Food Science

Apply to Graduate Program

How to Apply

1. Complete a Graduate Application

Apply to Graduate Programs at Chico State

Complete an online application to the University and MS Program.

2. Provide Required Supplementary Information

Complete supplementary information required by the Program.

Selection Criteria

We weigh GRE verbal, quantitative and writing scores, GPA, letters of recommendation, statement of purpose and work experience when reviewing applications. Please contact Dr. Keiko Goto at in new window) if you have further questions. 

The minimum score for GRE analytical writing is 3.0.  There are no required GRE verbal and quantitative scores. The minimum TOEFL score required for graduate admission is 80 and 6.5 for IELTS.

Prerequisites for the MS program include:

  • 1 semester of inorganic chemistry or general chemistry
  • 1 semester of organic chemistry
  • 1 semester of microbiology
  • 1 semester of physiology
  • 1 semester of statistics

  These courses must be completed prior to applying to the graduate program.