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Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine

Nutrition and Exercise Physiology

MS NEP and PhD NEP Admissions Criteria

The Department of Nutrition and Exercise Physiology generally follows the WSU Graduate School Guidelines for applicants to the MS NEP and PhD NEP research tracks.

  • Undergraduate degree in any subject with 3.0 cumulative GPA
  • Successful completion of prerequisites with cumulative 3.0 GPA and no less than C grade in any individual prerequisite course
  • GRE Verbal and Quantitative generally at or above the 50th percentile; Analytical Writing 3.5 or above
  • Personal statement; please specifically include a statement about your research experiences and your research interests
  • Letters of recommendation (3 – 4)
  • Interview, recommended for MS and required for PhD. Interview can be by video (Skype or Zoom) or in-person.
  • TOEFL (see international student requirements here)

The MS NEP (thesis track) and PhD NEP is currently accepting applications for Fall 2018. To talk with the program director about your research interests, and if they fit with our department, contact Dr. Pablo Monsivais at 

Applications for admission are submitted online through the WSU Graduate School. Please note, application fee is $75.