The field of Applied Clinical Nutrition draws students of all ages and from all walks of life who share an interest in a holistic approach to healthcare. In assessing applicants, NYCC looks for individuals who demonstrate the potential to succeed in NYCC's rigorous master's degree programs in Applied Clinical Nutrition, as well as commitment to helping people through a healing profession. Successful candidates exhibit strong communication skills, integrity, and professionalism.
Applicants are required to show proof of successfully completing 90 semester hours (136 quarter hours) of college credit, including:
A cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale is desired for pre-professional college study.
All college credit earned via Advanced Placement (AP) courses is acceptable toward meeting the entrance requirements, providing the credit was granted by an accredited degree-granting institution
Up to 20 semester hours of a candidate's pre-professional requirements can be earned through the College Level Examination Program (CLEP) and certain other college proficiency examinations.
To be considered for transfer credit:
An offer of transfer credit, if accepted by the candidate, is not subject to further negotiation after transfer to NYCC.
In consultation with appropriate department heads and faculty, the appropriate academic Dean or Director may grant transfer credit under exceptional or unusual circumstances that vary from the parameters defined above. Under no circumstances will credit be given for life experience.
Under no circumstances can more than 50% of credits be accepted for transfer.
NYCC welcomes applications from international candidates. Applicants who are not U.S. citizens must meet the same entrance requirements as U.S. citizens. International candidates must complete the same application procedures as all others, and must additionally provide the following: