12 months
855 USD/credit 25650 USD/year
855 USD/credit 25650 USD/year
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The Master of Science Program in Nutrition and Exercise Science at The City University of New York offers students the opportunity for advanced study in three areas of specialization including nutrition, exercise science, or nutrition and exercise sciences. 


To be eligible for admissions to the MS Nutrition and Exercise Science at The City University of New York, applicants must have a strong academic background in chemistry, biology, and nutrition and exercise sciences. Without this background, individuals will need to major at the undergraduate level in nutrition and exercise sciences before applying to the graduate program. 

Learning outcomes

Those who have completed an undergraduate major in chemistry, biology nutrition, or exercise science may be considered for entry with completion of course deficiencies. The entrance to the field of nutrition and exercise sciences is achieved through completion of the BS Nutrition and Exercise Sciences. The graduate program at The City University of New York is intended for those individuals who are seeking advanced study in the discipline.

The MS degree program with specialization in nutrition and exercise sciences provides for advanced study in the combined disciplines of nutrition and exercise science. The program offers opportunity for in-depth study through didactic learning, hands-on field experience, and the development and completion of individual research projects. The program will develop highly competent professionals in the field of nutrition and exercise sciences who will be prepared to provide the general public with legitimate, prudent, and effective ways to improve health, wellness, and fitness in the global marketplace. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Nutrition Counseling
  • Nutritional Pathophysiology
  • Resources for Nutrition Education
  • Advanced Diet Therapy
  • Advanced Nutrition
  • Community Nutrition

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • An undergraduate degree in nutrition and exercise sciences or an equivalent area with a minimum GPA of 3.0.
  • Students without an undergraduate degree in one of the above areas must satisfy the following:
  • a) An undergraduate degree with a minimum GPA of 3.0.
    b) A course in anatomy and physiology (BIOL 043 or the equivalent).
    c) Two courses in nutrition (FNES 263 and 264 or the equivalent).
    d) A course in exercise physiology (FNES 342 or the equivalent).
    e) Approval of the graduate nutrition and exercise sciences advisor.
    f) An interview may be required.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25650 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 855 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    25650 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 855 USD per credit during 12 months.


  • Full-time - $5,545/semester
  • Part-time - $470/credit

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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