The applicant must:
Records are reviewed and evaluated based on:
The program will ensure:
After completing the 24-month Master's Program in Nutrition, officers must remain on active duty for an additional 4 years. A total service commitment of 6 years.
The applicants' approximate costs upon acceptance into the program are:
Note: You will receive a $1000 book stipend each year of the program that can offset the above costs. There are no costs associated with liability insurance. Healthcare providers in the Department of Defense are not required or encouraged to carry medical liability insurance.
Upon successful completion of the didactic and research requirements, students will be awarded a Master's of Science in Nutrition from Baylor University.
The U.S. Army-Baylor University Master's Program in Nutrition has several primary focus areas: Nutrition and Performance; Medical Nutrition Therapy; Research; Military Nutrition; and Nutrition in Stability Operations.
A physical examination by a military physician must be completed and approved prior to the selection board. Examination results are submitted with the application packet to the selection board. The Recruiter will arrange for this examination at no cost to the applicant at a nearby medical treatment facility, though travel expenses are not reimbursed. The physical exam will include lab work (blood and urine) and can take several hours to complete. Prescreening forms are required to be completed and forwarded to the Recruiter prior to the exam.
Currently, the Air Force is not accepting applicants into the U.S. Army-Baylor Master's Program in Nutrition.