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Kinesiology - Nutrition and Physical Activity

James Madison University

24 months
Duration
1184 USD/credit 19536 USD/year
1184 USD/credit 19536 USD/year
466 USD/credit 7689 USD/year
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About

The Master of Science in Kinesiology - Nutrition and Physical Activity concentration at James Madison University, enables students to integrate classroom knowledge within the community to promote nutrition and its role in physical activity.

Overview

About this Degree

This 33-35 credit hour master's program permits students to major in kinesiology with a concentration in nutrition and physical activity. This graduate program has been planned for registered dietitians or persons with an undergraduate degree in dietetics, kinesiology or a related area. This Kinesiology - Nutrition and Physical Activity program at James Madison University is designed for the student who has an interest in nutrition and its role in physical activity and wellness.

An undergraduate degree with a major in dietetics, kinesiology or a related field is required. Courses in nutrition, exercise physiology, anatomy and physiology are prerequisites for admission to the program. Students should also check the prerequisites listed in the catalog for each course required. Thirty-three hours are required for the degree program, including a thesis or directed research on a selected topic in nutrition and physical activity. The degree program can be completed in as few as two academic years, with a maximum of six academic years. This program does not lead to the RDN status recognized by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Cardiorespiratory Exercise Physiology 
  • Muscular and Hormonal Aspects of Exercise 
  • Exercise Testing, Evaluation and Prescription 
  • Statistics for Researchers 
  • Nutrition and Exercise 
  • Theories and Practices of Weight Management 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

33 SCH

33-35

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Personal statement of intent
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • GRE General Test

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    19536 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1184 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    19536 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1184 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    7689 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 466 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Harrisonburg

1050 - 1715 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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