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Nutrition for Health and Human Performance, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #201 (WUR) Miami, FL, United States
The Master’s of Science degree track in Exercise Physiology entitled "Nutrition for Health and Human Performance" was designed to develop an interface between Exercise Physiology and Nutrition Science.

Overview

This program was designed to develop an interface between Exercise Physiology and Nutrition Science.

It can be taken as a one year accelerated program for UM Exercise Physiology graduates or a 36 credit two-year program for students from outside the major. Only students with a BS degree in Exercise Physiology from the University of Miami are eligible for the Accelerated Masters Program.

The degree is rooted in a scientific background in the applied sciences, which integrates the nutritional components of wellness programing and key elements of nutrition for optimal performance. The curriculum represents the biological synergy between nutrition and exercise physiology so that students can take leadership roles in clinical-based wellness programs, exercise physiological and nutritional research, as well as tailoring the optimal, evidence-based nutritional practices for coaches and athletes.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Medical Practices/Rehabilitation Centers
  • Professional and amateur sport teams and organizations; coaches and athletes
  • Diabetes treatment and cardiac rehabilitation centers
  • Hospitality industry-hotels, spas, cruise ships, resorts
  • Health Clubs/Spas/Gyms
  • Summer camps, youth organizations
  • Community Wellness Centers
  • Corporate Wellness Programs
  • Health Maintenance Organizations
  • Weight Management Programs
  • Media and Internet
  • Culinary cooking schools
  • The military and police forces
  • Functional medicine research and practice
  • Non-profit Health Centers
  • Community and faith-based organizations

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Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    36 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    92

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  • Minimum required score:

    580

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Academic Requirements

  • The University of Miami requires a minimum score of 297 (total of verbal + quantitative) for acceptance into any Graduate School program.

    This programme accepts GRE® scores and has provided a recommended score range.

    Recommended Analytical Writing score:

    3.5

    The recommended range represents scores typically accepted at this institution. Scores outside the range may still be considered.

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General Requirements

  • A Bachelor of Science degree in the Applied Sciences 
  • Evidence of completing the GRE’s with a pref erred combined score of at least 297
  • Three letters of recommendation from the school, work , or community/religious/volunteer internships
  • A statement of professional goals
  • Complete the online application
  • Official Transcripts
  • Complete the School Report
  • Conduct updates, if applicable
  • Special Programs may ask for additional requirements like a portfolio or/and schedule and audition
  • If applicable, submit your financial aid documents
  • For international students only: Submit official test scores from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1960 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1960 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    1960 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1960 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Miami

  • 1508 - 2610 USD/month
    Living Costs

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