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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   Introduction to Research Design and Methods in HNES (3)
STAT 725    Applied Statistics (3)
HNES 713* Graduate Exercise Physiology (3)
HNES 726   Nutrition and Wellness (3)                                                    
HNES 777   Scholarly Writing and Presenting in
HNES          Electives (3)   (9 credit hours)
HNES 798   Thesis (6)
Curriculum: total 31 credits
(*restricted to students enrolled in the Exercise Science/Nutrition degree option.)

Applications that are received and complete by March 15th will be given priority for fall semester.  Applications that are received and complete after March 15th will be reviewed through May 1st for consideration for fall semester.

HNES Application for Graduate Student Visitation Program 2018 

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