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The M.S. in Nutrition and Exercise Sciences - Nutritional Sciences course at South Dakota State University provides an opportunity to specialize in Nutritional Sciences. Students are prepared for careers in government, industry, or research fields. A partial list includes research assistants or coordinators, instructors, or public health officials.

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Overview

Because of the strong translational movement in the health field we need individuals who are capable of integrating nutrition and exercise in the field of research as well as in the clinic. 

The M.S. in Nutrition and Exercise Sciences - Nutritional Sciences course at South Dakota State University prepares students for careers in clinical, industry, or research fields. 

A partial list includes clinical dietitians, public health nutritionists, research dietitians, clinical exercise physiology, strength and conditioning, research assistants or coordinators, instructors, or public health officials.

Career Opportunities

  • Research
  • Academics
  • Extension specialist
  • Management of nutrition care directorates and foodservice operations
  • Public health
  • Healthcare industry
  • Private practice

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  •  Research Methods in Health and Nutritional Sciences
  • Epidemiology 
  •  Biostatistics
  • Statistical Methods
  •  Advanced Human Nutrition and Metabolism 
  • Community Nutrition 
  • Nutrigenomics and Molecular Nutrition

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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Credits

30 alternative credits

or 35 credit hrs

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

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English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum GPA of 3.0 to receive unconditional admission. 
  • A professional academic transcript evaluation for degrees earned outside the United States(This requirement cannot be waived unless your highest degree was earned or will be earned in the U.S. prior to enrollment at SDSU).
    • If you are completing your bachelor's degree at the time of application, you may submit an incomplete evaluation. If you are accepted, a complete transcript and/or evaluation with completed degree will be required by the end of your first semester of coursework.
  • Official U.S. transcripts where a degree is earned (or will be earned), and official U.S. transcripts where graduate level coursework has been taken.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    648 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 648 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    648 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 648 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    337 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 337 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Brookings

1085 - 1888 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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