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East Tennessee State University

Department of Allied Health Sciences

Elizabethton , TN

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East Tennessee State University


East Tennessee State University / Department of Allied Health Sciences is located in Elizabethton, TN, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Clinical nutrition
Master of Science in Allied Health (MSAH) Allied health

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis or advanced practice seminar (for MSAH); internship (for MS)



Application Fee - Domestic
Application Fee - International
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 15th February 15th No
Spring deadline November 1st September 29th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Professional license in allied health discipline, minimum GPA of 2.75, and three professional letters of recommendation (for MSAH); bachelor's degree from an undergraduate didactic program in dietetics with minimum GPA of 3.0 in DPD coursework and three letters of recommendation (for MS)

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards July 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships


Focus of faculty research: Recruitment and retention of allied health professionals, relationship between APACHEE II scores and the need for a tracheotomy, health care workers, patient care, occupational stress, radiofrequency lesioning, absorption of lipophilic compounds, Vitamin D status in college-age students, childhood and adolescence obesity, nutrition education/interventions
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1000 Jason Witten Way
Elizabethton, TN  37643
United States
Contact Dr. Ester Verhovsek
Phone: 423-547-4900
Fax: 423-439-4921