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.
- 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
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesNutrition & Dietetics Health Sciences Sports Sciences View 2366 other Masters in Health Sciences in United States
- Personal statement of intent
- Three letters of recommendation
- GRE General Test
International19536 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1184 USD per credit during 24 months.
National19536 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1184 USD per credit during 24 months.
In-State7689 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 466 USD per credit during 24 months.
Living costs for Harrisonburg
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