- A B.S. Degree in Hospitality Management or Dietetics/Nutrition from an accredited institution. Registered Dietitian (R.D.) eligibility preferred but not required for Dietetic Administration option.
- A minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, or the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores at or above the 50th percentile on the verbal and quantitative sections. Students with a grade point of 2.8 may be accepted conditionally to the graduate program with the expectation they will increase that GPA before moving to full graduate status.
- Have a Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score of 240 or better if an international student.
Official transcripts and GRE/TOEFL scores must be sent directly to the Graduate School (351 Patterson Office Tower, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506-0027). The applicant must include a statement of purpose letter and have three letters of recommendation.
NOTE: You can apply for the Dietetic Internship while working towards your degree. However, you may need to take some undergraduate courses to meet the accreditation standards for a dietetics degree.
Foreign applications should reach the Graduate School at least six (6) months prior to the beginning of the semester the applicants intends to begin graduate study or February 1st for the fall semester and June 15th for the spring semester.
Please check the website http://www.uky.edu/registrar/tuition-fees for fee information or call the graduate school.