Apply for the Coordinated Program

Apply for the Coordinated Program

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Apply for the Accelerated Coordinated Program

Before You Apply

To plan for a successful application, we have identified some important steps you can take during the first four semesters of your undergraduate program.

Selection Criteria

The selection committee is composed of the Program Director, appointed DHN faculty, and an external stakeholder who will objectively rate the application materials using a rubric based on the following criteria:

  • Academic ability – overall GPA and science GPA
  • Work and volunteer experience
  • Personal attributes – as evaluated by interview, letters of recommendation and personal statement

Ready to Apply

During the fall semester of Year 3 of the program, follow the steps below to complete and submit your application.

Submit application packet electronically or as a hard copy to our Accelerated Coordinated Program Director at by the application deadline of October 1 at 11:59 pm.

A maximum of 14 candidates will be selected for acceptance into the Accelerated Coordinated Program. All applicants will be notified by e-mail.

Application Materials

Use the Accelerated Coordinated Program Application Checklist to ensure you have included all items before submitting your packet.

Download the Application Form to get started.

Use the Recommendation Form to seek one academic recommendation and one professional work or volunteer recommendation.

Connect With Us

Department of Dietetics and Human Nutrition

204 Funkhouser Building
Lexington, KY 40506


Dr. Liz Combs

Director of the Accelerated Coordinated Program

Contact Dr. Liz Combs

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Senior Academic Advisor

Contact Kelsie Potter

Contact Information

Dr. Tammy J. Stephenson, PhD, FAND
Department Chair & Professor

202 Funkhouser Building Lexington, KY 40506-0054

+1 (859) 257-3800