» BS Health Sciences to MS Food Science

This program guarantees excellent Health Sciences students a seat in Chapman University’s Master of Science in Food Science.   Early, guaranteed admission is a three-step process.

STEP ONE: Academic Performance

Declare the Food Science track through the Office of the Registrar by the end of sophomore year.

By spring semester of the junior year, students seeking early, guaranteed admission must:

  1. Complete the following courses and adhere to the criteria associated with the courses:

    1. BIO 204, HSK 210, HSK 365, HSK 366, CHEM 140, CHEM 150, CHEM 230, BCHM 335, BIO 417, FSN 200, and PSY 203 (or MATH 203)

    2. Must be taken at Chapman University

    3. May only be taken once;

    4. Must be taken for a letter grade;

    5. Must be completed by the end of spring semester junior year;

    6. Must have an accumulated GPA > 3.0 for the courses listed in item 1 (above).

STEP TWO:  Early Admission Declaration and Plan

Before October 1 of the junior year, the student seeking guaranteed early admission must schedule an interview with Program Director Dr. Anu Prakash (prakash@chapman.edu) to review requirements and establish a plan to obtain early, guaranteed admission.    

STEP THREE:  Requirements to Convert from Conditional to a Fully Admitted Student:

  1. Complete the GRE before the beginning of the senior year with the following minimum scores: Verbal 153, Quantitative 153, Writing 3.5.

  2. Complete B.S. Health Science degree with a cumulative GPA >3.00.  The degree may be completed during any term of the senior year and must be verified by the Office of the Registrar.

  3. Submit a deposit.