To be considered for admission to Ryerson’s Master of Health Science (MHSc) in Nutrition Communication, you must meet the minimum program requirements:
1. You must be eligible to study in Canada and have graduated from a Dietitians of Canada or PDEP accredited Canadian undergraduate nutrition program:
- Within the past three years*
With a minimum B+ average (3.33/4.33) in the last two years of study
- And have successfully completed at least one course in research methods, statistics, interpersonal/professional communications, biological sciences (e.g. physiology, biochemistry), and social sciences (e.g. sociology, psychology) (or equivalents)
*If you graduated from an accredited Canadian undergraduate program more than three years ago (from convocation date to application deadline), you must:
- Contact the accredited Canadian undergraduate program from which you graduated
- Request an academic assessment
- Complete the courses specified on the assessment prior to applying to this program
2. Option One is open to qualified applicants who wish to become registered dietitians. It is not open to individuals who are or have been dietitians in Canada or elsewhere.
3. If you completed your education outside Canada please see Educated outside of Canada? or contact Dietitians of Canada.
Option Two: Major Research Paper/Project (MRP)
PDEP accredited undergraduate degree in Food and Nutrition with a minimum B average (3.00/4.33) in the last two years of study
A minimum B in at least one course in research research methods, statistics, interpersonal/professional communications, biological sciences (e.g. physiology, biochemistry), and social sciences (e.g. sociology, psychology) (or equivalents)
- Preference is given to dietitians qualified to practice in Canada