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Nutrition and Exercise Sciences - Nutritional Sciences

M.Sc.
24 months
Duration
647 USD/credit
336 USD/credit
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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 provides an opportunity to specialize in Nutritional Sciences or Exercise Science. Students are prepared 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

Credits

30 alternative credits

or 35 credit hrs

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

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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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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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Entering students for the Master’s degree will be required to have a Bachelor’s degree in dietetics, exercise science, nutrition, biology, chemistry, epidemiology, or other related field from an accredited institution. 
  •  Students with other educational backgrounds may be admitted conditionally. They will be required to complete the necessary coursework to eliminate deficiencies in their background during their first semester in the program. 
  • Pre-requisites for the Master’s degree include STAT 281 or equivalent, NUTR 315, CHEM 106/108 or CHEM 112/114 or equivalent, BIOL 221, BIOL 325, and EXS 350 or equivalent for students in the Exercise Science Specialization.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    647 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 647 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    336 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 336 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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