Human Nutrition and Hospitality Management
    403 Russell Hall, Box 870158 , Tuscaloosa, AL 35487

Human Nutrition, PHD
Specialty Area(s) Offered: n/a
Program Director(s): Dr. Linda Knol - HUN-PHD, (205) 348-8129
Application Contact: Dr. Tiffany Hylton, (205) 348-6973
Application Deadline: Fall: Feb. 1st
Allow admission with permission to continue?    Yes    If GPA<3.5
Allow conditional language admission?   No  
Offer accelerated master’s program (AMP)?   No  

Admission Requirements
Item NameDescription
Application FeePlease note that the graduate application fee is non-refundable.
Statement of PurposeStatement of purpose for the intended graduate program.
Resume / CVApplicant’s resume.
Letters of RecommendationThree letters of recommendation. For current UA students and AMP applicants, please ask your prospective department if letters of recommendation are required.
TranscriptPlease upload an unofficial transcript for any institution of higher education at which you have completed 15 or more credit hours. International applicants: please make sure that your transcript includes a grading schemes. All others: please include a grading scheme if your university does not use a letter-based (e.g. A, A-, B) grading scheme.
The minimum GPA to be considered: 3 (for regular admission), 2.5 (for admission with permission to continue).
Graduate Entrance Exam Scores
Official GRE score (School Code 1830) or MAT score (School Code: 1012). If a student has previously completed a Master’s degree prior to beginning the Doctoral program and maintained a graduate GPA =3.5.
The minimum score(s) to be considered for regular admission:
GRE: 300.
Test score is waived for previous graduate degree or work experience.
English Proficiency TestOfficial English proficiency test score from TOEFL, IELTS or PTE – required for applicants whose first language is not English, unless they have a U.S. degree earned within three years (of enrolling in their graduate program) or have studied in the U.S. for two years immediately prior to enrolling here.
The minimum score(s) to be considered for regular admission:
TOEFL: 79, IELTS: 6.5, PTE: 59.