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Degree : Doctor of Philosophy

Major : Nutritional Science


Program Description

The mission of the Nutritional Sciences program is to prepare individuals who will make a contribution to food and nutrition related professions, and to society as a whole through quality education, research, and service.

Program Additional Details

Hours Required for Thesis: 72
Hours Required for Non-Thesis: N/A
Mode-On Campus(Face-to-Face): Yes
Mode-Off Campus(Online): No
Mode-Hybrid: Yes

Additional Links

Ph.D. in Nutritional Sciences : http://www.depts.ttu.edu/hs/ns/phd.php

Program Contact Information

Graduate Coordinator: Debra Reed
E-mail: debra.reed@ttu.edu
Phone: 806.834-6629

Department Contact Information

Department AddressCollege of Human Sciences
Texas Tech University
Dept of Nutritional Sciences P.O. Box 41270
Lubbock
TX 79409-1270
Phone Number 806-834-6629
Fax Number 806-742-3042
Department Website http://www.depts.ttu.edu/hs/ns/

Graduate Catalog http://www.depts.ttu.edu/officialpublications/catalog/HS_NS.php#Graduate



Admission Requirements Admission Deadlines How To Apply Test Score Requirements Additional Requirements for International Students


Admission Requirements


Graduate School Requirements

Program Requirements

Letters of Recommendation required: 3

Recommendation Letter Instructions: 3 letters of recommendation from faculty or work supervisors attesting to your academic ability, work ethic, etc. At least 2 of the letters should be from faculty members who are familiar with your academic work and potential for success in graduate school including your ability to do rigorous coursework and research.

Resume Required: Yes

Writing Samples Required: No

Departmental Application Required: Yes

Departmental Application Instructions: Personal letter, resume, 3 letters of recommendation, and copies of transcripts and GRE scores (can be unofficial copies). Copy of TOEFL scores required for international applicants. Contact Nutritional Sciences Graduate Advisor for specific instructions for letter.

Prior Degree Required: Yes

Similar Undergraduate Major Required: Yes

Previous Work Sample Required: No

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Admission Deadlines


The Office of Graduate and International Admissions does not have a specific deadline for domestic applications; we strongly recommend that you have all of the required application materials in by the date listed below.


US Fall Deadlines US Spring Deadlines US Sum I Deadlines US Sum II Deadlines
June 15October 15May 1N/A

We will do our best to process applications and materials from international students that are received after the deadline, however we cannot guarantee that your application evaluation will be complete in enough time for a decision to be made by your prospective academic department.


International Fall Deadlines International Spring Deadlines International Sum I Deadlines International Sum II Deadlines
January 15July 15February 15N/A

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How To Apply


1) Apply to Graduate School : Fill out the online application at Apply Texas.

2) Pay your application fee: $60 initial application fee, $50 for each subsequent application (including changes of entry date, add/change program, or readmission). Application fees may be paid via ApplyTexas at the time of application submission or by credit card on our website.

3) Contact the Graduate Program Coordinator in your prospective department. Many departments have separate application requirements and deadlines, and the Graduate Program Coordinator will be able to assist you in your application process.

4) Send application requirements, from all of the colleges and universities that you have attended to Texas Tech University Graduate School.

Postal Mailing Address
Texas Tech University
Office of Graduate and International Admissions
Box 41030
Lubbock, TX 79409-1030
Physical Mailing Address (Express Mail)
Texas Tech University
Office of Graduate and International Admissions
Boston Ave. at Akron Ave.
Administration 328
Lubbock, TX 79409-1030

Contact Information for Graduate School

If you have any questions about your application, call (806) 742-2781 or email: graduate.admissions@ttu.edu.
To check your application status, please check Raiderlink.

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Test Score Requirements


If both GRE and GMAT are listed as required, either are acceptable.


GRE GMAT
Yes Not Required

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Additional Requirements for International Students


These are the minimal English language proficiency scores. For a list of English proficiency exempt countries, please visit: http://www.depts.ttu.edu/gradschool/admissions/international/exempt-countries.php.


TOEFL INTERNET TOEFL PAPER-BASED IELTS ELS CAE CPE
795506.5112BC

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