Exercise/Nutrition Science MS Option
The Exercise/Nutrition Science option prepares the graduate for advanced positions with an emphasis in the areas of physical activity, exercise science, nutrition, and health promotion. The department is devoted to researching and understanding the long-term effects of physical activity and nutrition, and translating this research into effective exercise science and wellness programs for children, adolescents, and men and women of all ages. This option is appropriate for athletic trainers, nutrition, and exercise science graduates.
Minimum criteria to be considered for admission:
(meeting the minimum criteria does not guarantee acceptance)
- GPA 3.0 or higher
- The GRE is required. Applicants who score in the upper 50th percentile in the verbal, quantitative, and writing portions will be given preference in admission to the program.
- Undergraduate major of Dietetics, Exercise Science, or closely related fields
HNES 790 Seminar Introduction to HNES (1)
HNES 710 Research Methods (3)
STAT 725 Statistical Methods (3)
HNES 713* Graduate Exercise Physiology (3)
HNES 726 Nutrition and Wellness (3)
Electives (12.0 credit hours; at least 3.0 credits outside of HNES)
HNES 798 Thesis (6)
Curriculum: total 31 credits
(*restricted to students enrolled in the Exercise Science/Nutrition degree option.)