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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

  • WHAT PREREQUISITES ARE REQUIRED FOR ADMISSION INTO THE PROGRAM?

    The prerequisites are listed here: Prerequisites

    Please note, General Chem 2 is required by the University of Utah to take Organic Chemistry, but not a required prerequisite by the CMP.

    Equivalent courses from accredited colleges and universities are accepted. For the CMP program, please contact Jean Zancanella, Academic Advisor for transcript evaluation at jean.zancanella@health.utah.edu; for Sports Nutrition, contact Kary Woodruff, PhD, CSSD, RD (801) 585-5936 kary.woodruff@utah.edu.

    SPORTS NUTRITION

    In addition to the CMP prerequisites, the Sports Nutrition Concentration prerequisites include: Exercise Physiology.

  • IS THE GRE SCORE REQUIRED?

    As of Spring 2021, a GRE is no longer a CMP requirement. You may however include it as an optional item. A GRE score at the fiftieth-percentile or greater is recommended. More information regarding the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) can be found here

  • WHAT IS THE JOB OUTLOOK FOR REGISTERED DIETITIAN NUTRITIONISTS?

    According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, jobs in nutrition and dietetics are expected to increase about 11 percent through the year 2028. The median annual wage of dietitians and nutritionists was $61,270 in May 2019. For more information about careers in nutrition and dietetics visit the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics website.