The University of Utah College of Health, located in the vibrant city of Salt Lake City, Utah, now offers a fully funded Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) program in Nutrition and Integrative Physiology.
The program typically spans 4 to 5 years and provides a comprehensive education, focusing on the latest research in the field and equipping students with cutting-edge technologies necessary to excel as top-tier scientists and research scholars.
PhD Program Requirements
Applicants are expected to hold a bachelor’s or master’s degree in a relevant field, such as biology, physiology, or a related discipline. Prospective students may also be required to demonstrate research experience and a clear alignment with the program’s objectives.
PhD Funding Coverage
The University of Utah College of Health is dedicated to supporting its students throughout their academic journey. Financial assistance is primarily offered through Teaching and Research Assistantships, which are usually reserved for PhD students.
These assistantships typically come with a tuition waiver, allowing students to focus on their studies without the financial burden of tuition fees. Additionally, students often receive a stipend paid throughout the academic year, which helps cover living expenses.
Academic Transcripts: Applicants are usually required to submit official transcripts from all prior academic institutions they have attended.
Letters of Recommendation: Prospective students typically need to secure letters of recommendation from individuals who can speak to their academic and research capabilities.
Statement of Purpose: A well-crafted statement of purpose outlining the applicant’s research interests, career goals, and how this program aligns with their aspirations is often a vital component of the application.
Resume or Curriculum Vitae: A detailed resume or CV highlighting academic and research experience is typically expected.
December 1, 2023
The non-refundable graduate application fee is $55 for domestic applicants and $65 for international applicants.