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Nutrition and Exercise Physiology with Emphasis in Exercise Physiology, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #201 (ARWU) , MO,
The graduate program in Nutrition and Exercise Physiology is designed to provide advanced training in both the basic and applied aspects of exercise, physical activity and physical inactivity. 

About

Currently, the research focus is to examine the mechanisms by which physical activity levels and/or exercise modulate risk and development of obesity, type 2 diabetes, and overall metabolic and cardiovascular diseases using both animal models and human subjects, and to be able to translate the findings into the clinical or applied setting. Graduate students will receive training in laboratory research, seminar preparation, scientific writing, problem solving and grant writing. Graduate studies at the University of Missouri offer the advantage of interdisciplinary exercise research that is facilitated by numerous collaborations at the many research centers at MU. In addition, the Exercise Physiology research program collaborates closely with other units on campus including the Department of Biomedical Sciences in the Vet School, and the Departments of Internal Medicine and Medical Pharmacology and Physiology in the School of Medicine among others.

Accreditation

Officially accredited by the The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, University of Missouri  is a very large coeducational higher education institution. University of Missouri offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. 

Programme Structure

Courses include
  • Exercise Metabolism
  • Sports Performance and Conditioning
  • Research in Nutritional Sciences and Exercise Physiology
  • Sports Nutrition
  • Topics in Nutritional Sciences and Exercise Physiology (Cardiovascular Disease and Exercsie)
  • Etiology of Obesity
  • Masters Seminar in Nutritional Sciences and Exercise Physiology
  • Masters Research in Nutritional Sciences and Exercise Physiology
  • Preventive and Therapeutic Exercise Physiology
  • Nutrition in Human Health
  • Advanced Exercise Physiology
  • Exercise Endocrinology

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    100

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  • Minimum required score:

    600

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  • Minimum required score:

    7

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Minimum GPA: 3.0 in science and math classes

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores and has provided a minimum required score range.

    Minimum required Verbal Reasoning score:

    150

    Minimum required Quantitative Reasoning score:

    150

    Minimum required Analytical Writing score:

    3.5

    The score range represents scores typically accepted at this institution.

    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

  • Completed Graduate Studies online application
  • Unofficial Transcripts- As part of the application submission process, all applicants are required to upload unofficial copies of all post-secondary transcripts to the online application. Official transcripts are only required if accepted by the academic program.
    • Official Results of English Proficiency Exams (International applicants only)
    • Prerequisites: Entering students are expected to have undergraduate training (lecture and laboratory courses) in general and organic chemistry and biology, a two-semester course in biochemistry and an upper-level human nutrition course.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    27090 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27090 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National Applies to you

    27090 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27090 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State Applies to you

    11252 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11252 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Columbia

  • 800 - 1300 USD/month
    Living Costs

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