Applying to the Precision Nutrition Certificate Program

To apply for admission to the Precision Nutrition Online Graduate Certificate program, complete the application process which begins at the link below.

We are currently accepting applications for the Summer 2024 semester. The application deadline is March 22 at 11:59 p.m. EST. Apply now to avoid last minute processing delays.


Begin Your Application


Admission Requirements

  • Baccalaureate degree with a minimum 3.0 GPA
  • College-level biochemistry or equivalent
  • Recommended Course Preparation: College-level physiology, and nutrition, and genetics.

Application Instructions

Applications will be evaluated upon receipt of all required documentation:

  • A personal statement from the applicant addressing his/her reasons for applying and his/her plans for the future (uploaded).
  • Unofficial transcript(s) for all undergraduate and graduate coursework (uploaded).
  • Please note that official transcripts from student's previous educational experience at UConn are not required.
  • Regardless of visa status, students whose primary language is not English must show evidence of proficiency in the English Language. For the most updated list of accepted English proficiency tests for admission, please visit UConn's Graduate School website (
  • Successful candidates meet the required 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA.
  • When completing the online application form, under Intended Program, please select:
    • Level of Study: Certificate
    • Academic Areas: Health
    • Program: Precision Nutrition Grad Certificate
    • Campus: Online
  • Residence Affidavit is not required.
  • Fields marked with a red asterisk (*) on the application are required fields.
  • A non-refundable $75 application fee.
  • After you apply, are admitted, and accept an offer of admission, please send The Graduate School your Official Transcript(s) in one envelope to the address listed below. Or, if your school(s) offer an electronic transcript service email them to
    University of Connecticut
    Whetten Graduate Center
    The Graduate School
    438 Whitney Road Ext., Unit 1152
    Storrs, CT 06269-1152

Applications are evaluated as soon as the student’s file is complete.

If you have any questions on how to use the online application system, please contact The Graduate School at 860-486-3617.

International Students: This program is a part-time and online program. Pursuant to U.S. immigration regulations, the University of Connecticut may not sponsor F-1 and J-1 visas for the purpose of coming to the U.S. for enrollment in this program. International students may enroll in this program if they are currently in the U.S. in another visa status that permits foreign nationals to engage in school enrollment while meeting their primary visa objective, or if they complete the program from their home country.