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Exercise and Nutrition Science, M.Sc.

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Lipscomb University is offering a unique program to train professionals with a holistic approach to empowering healthy living and disease prevention. The Exercise and Nutrition Science program offered by the Lipscomb University  is inspired by the growing demand of health awareness in both exercise physiology and nutrition.


Lipscomb’s long standing academic tradition and innovative approach to serving the community influences the development of this unique program. The Exercise and Nutrition Science program offered by the Lipscomb University is a 36 hour program that will give you both classroom and hands on opportunities to enhance your educational experience. The program offers a practicum or thesis option for you to meet your academic and professional needs.

Program Flexibility

This program is designed to meet your professional needs. As a student you will be able to select your academic track to meet your career goals. The program has four core courses with diverse options of elective coursework. The academic design also enables students to select electives across disciplines in other graduate programs on campus. 

Students also have the option of choosing a thesis track or practicum for the M.S. in Exercise and Nutrition Science. This program provides opportunities for extensive research in the wellness or nutrition areas or working with local organizations.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Advanced Exercise Physiology
  • Exercise and Nutrition Strategies 
  • Biostastics
  • Research Design and Data Analysis
  • Advanced Nutritional Biochemistry
  • Exercise and Nutrition Strategies

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    36 hours alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.75

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.75 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores. However, it does not provide a recommended score range.

    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

General Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in either Exercise Science or Nutrition.  If a student wants to enter the program from another discipline, then the following prerequisites are required: 6-8 hours in Biology; 6-8 hours in Anatomy and Physiology; 6-8 hours in Chemistry; one Nutrition course; One Exercise Physiology course (recommended but not required). 
  • Official transcripts
  • GRE score 288 overall
  • 2.75 cumulative grade point average (GPA) on all undergraduate work (higher science GPA is desirable)
  • 2 recommendation forms
  • Résumé

Tuition Fee

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    985 USD/credit
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  • National

    985 USD/credit
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Living costs for Memphis

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
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