The Sonoran Admissions Committee carefully evaluates each application for the Master of Science in Clinical Nutrition, Executive Master of Science in Nutrition Business Leadership, and the Supervised Practice Experience to select individuals who can be successful in the program and contribute to the learning experience. Candidates are considered holistically with consideration given to factors beyond scores, GPAs and other numerical performance indicators. Those factors might include but are not limited to extracurricular activities, unique work or service experience, meaningful contributions to the community, demonstrated compassion, meaningful volunteer work, leadership potential or impact, a history of overcoming hardship or disadvantage, maturity, exceptional talents or skills, trends or improvements in academic performance, success in a challenging undergraduate environment, and graduate school or workplace performance.
Applications are evaluated on a rolling admissions basis, ensuring that each candidate receives a prompt response to their application. Once all documents are received, the application is considered and a decision is made.
Applicants are required to meet and adhere to the Institutional Admission Policies and Requirements (see the Institutional Admissions Policies) as well as the Admission Policies and Requirements for their specific program. This section contains admission policies and requirements specific to the MS programs.
Prospective students who wish to enter a master’s program must complete and submit the following requirements prior to matriculation.
Prospective students who wish to enter the executive MSNBL program must complete and submit the following requirements prior to matriculation.
Applicants are required to meet and adhere to the Institutional Admission Policies and Requirements (see the Institutional Admissions Policies) as well as the Admission Policies and Requirements for their specific program. This section contains admission policies and requirements specific to the SPE program.
Sonoran accepts applications on a rolling basis for both winter (January) and summer (July) cohorts. Applications may be submitted online to Sonoran Admissions.
Candidate must meet the following degree requirements by the start date of the SPE program:
*Candidates admitted to the SPE program will be required to undergo a criminal background check and must permit the results to be provided by the reporting agency to Sonoran.
Sonoran University welcomes applications from transfer students. Transfer credit limits are set in adherence with standards set by Accreditation Council of Nutrition Professional Education (ACNPE). Only courses completed with a B or better will be considered for transfer credit in the College of Nutrition. No more than 25% of total MS program credits may be transfer credits. For students concurrently enrolled in the MS and ND courses, no more than 12 transfer credits will be accepted for the MS program.