How to Apply to the MHS in Functional and Integrative Nutrition

We are accepting applications for the Summer 2024, Fall 2024, and Winter 2025 terms!

Before you apply: Review the admission requirements

Entry Terms: Fall, Winter, and Summer

Step 1 – Complete application in online portal

Login to the Student Application Portal to start your online application. At any time, you may save your application, logout, and complete it later.

Statement of Purpose

Please submit a brief one-page statement discussing the following questions. Know that there are no right or wrong answers. Completion of this one-page statement is part of the admissions process, but the content of your response will not be used to influence the admissions decision.

  • Tell us about your professional path to-date and why you are interested in pursuing a graduate degree in nutrition that has a functional focus
  • How do you plan to use this degree in your career and professional pursuits?
  • What aspect or approach to functional nutrition is the most interesting to you? Why?
  • Tell us about an aspect of current healthcare that is challenging and how you hope to meet that challenge as a practitioner.
Step 2 – Submit Transcripts

Submit unofficial transcripts to expedite the admissions process. Email or fax copies of unofficial transcripts to or 952-885-5409

Request official academic transcripts from all previously attended post-secondary institutions (including colleges, universities, vocational/technical schools and PSEO credits) sent directly to Northwestern Health Sciences University. To request an official transcript, contact the Registrar’s Office at your prior institution(s). Transcripts from any previous graduate-level work are also required. All official transcripts should be sent directly to:

Northwestern Health Sciences University
ATTN: Office of Admissions
2501 W. 84th St.
Bloomington, MN 55431